Subject groups/Research projects
- Political Thought And Intellectual History:
Political theory and the history of twentieth century political thought
Departments and Institutes
Contemporary political theory, including the theory of representation and theories of the state.
The history of political thought, especially the history of modern theories of democracy.
The use of history and theory in analysing contemporary politics
Other Professional Activities
Leverhulme Major Research Fellow: 2009-2012 ('Democracy and Disaster: A Political and Intellectual History')
Pluralism and the Peronsality of the State (CUP, 1997)
The Politics of Good Intentions (Princeton, 2006)
Political Hypocrisy (Princeton, 2008)
Representation (with Monica Brito Vieira) (Polity 2008)
The Confidence Trap. A History of Democracy and Crisis (Princeton, 2013 forthcoming)