Lecturer in Political Theory (Brasenose)


BA (Mod.) (Dublin), MPhil (Oxford), DPhil (Oxford)

Academic Background and Previous Positions

I studied for my undergraduate degree in political science at Trinity College, Dublin, and for my MPhil and DPhil in political theory at Nuffield College, Oxford. I have been a lecturer at Brasenose since 2010.

Undergraduate Teaching Areas

Politics Prelims (Introduction to the Theory of Politics)
103 Ethics
114/203 Theory of Politics
128 Practical Ethics
215 Political Thought: Plato to Rousseau
229 Advanced Paper in Theories of Justice

Research Interests

Contemporary political philosophy
Contractarianism and social contract theory
Neutrality and perfectionism
Democratic theory


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