Professor of Politics
Late-nineteenth and twentieth century political thought, theories of the state, various aspects of contemporary political philosophy.
The Confidence Trap: A History of Democracy in Crisis from the First World War to the Present (Princeton, publication due October 2013).
‘Hobbes’s theory of representation: anti-democratic or proto-democratic?’, in Representation and Popular Rule ed. Ian Shapiro and Alexander Kirshner (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010)
‘The paradox of political representation’, Journal of Political Philosophy 15, 1 (2007), pp. 93–114.