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About this Fellow


Current post

  • Frank G Thomson Professor of Government, Harvard University

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer in History, Reader in Political Theory, University of Cambridge, 1973 - 1995
  • Professor of Government, Harvard University, 1995
  • Frank G Thomson Professor of Government, Harvard University, Other Foreign Institutions, 1973


Natural rights theories 1979

Hobbes 1989

Philosophy and government 1572-1671 1993

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

Professor Ted Marmor

The comparative study of welfare state politics and policy, with special emphasis on medical care and pension issues in North America and Western Europe

Professor Richard Little

International Relations theory; historiography; Realism and English school thinking; intervention into civil wars; the balance of power; the historical evolution of the international society

Professor Robert Keohane

Theories of asymmetrical interdependence and international cooperation; transnational relations; the role of multilateral institutions in world politics; accountability and legitimacy in global governance; qualitative research methods

Professor David Soskice

Varieties of capitalism; political economy of macroeconomics; advanced capitalism and democratic politics; political economy of crime, punishment and inequality