Since receiving my Ph.D. from Harvard in 2013, I've held positions at Harvard (Junior Fellow in the Society of Fellows), Stanford (visiting research fellow) and Yale (visiting lecturer and assistant professor). In July 2019, I joined the University of California, Berkeley, as an assistant professor in the Political Science department. I'm currently finishing a book on ancient Greek democracy and preparing a sequel continuing the story of democracy through the critical Roman Republican juncture to the present. I have wide research and teaching interests in ancient Greek, Roman, and modern political ideas and practices, with special enthusiasm for the work of Aristotle, Hobbes, Rousseau, and Marx, and the topics of political representation, collective agency, and demotic law and justice.
“Perikles hält die Leichenrede” (Pericles' Funeral Oration) by Philipp Foltz (1852)