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About this Fellow

Democratic theory; the problem of legitimate coercion, understood through theories of negotiation, representation, deliberation and deliberative systems, participation, political equality, everyday activism, feminism, and public recognition of collective

Website: http://www.hks.harvard.edu/about/faculty-staff-directory/jane-mansbridge

Appointments

Current post

  • Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Other Political Studies: Political Theory, Government and International Relations Fellows

Professor Cécile Laborde

Political theory: theories of law and the state, pluralism, toleration, republicanism, global justice, secularism and religion

Professor Christian List

Philosophical foundations of the social sciences; political philosophy; theories of individual and collective decision-making

Professor Rae Langton

Ethical aspects of speech act theory and social epistemology; metaphysics of properties; history of philosophy, especially Kant; free speech, hate speech and media ethics; feminist perspectives on pornography and objectification