Nancy L. Rosenblum

Nancy L. Rosenblum is the Senator Joseph Clark Research Professor of Ethics in Politics and Government at Harvard University. Her field of research is historical and contemporary political thought. Her latest book, Good Neighbors: The Democracy of Everyday Life in America, was published by Princeton University Press in 2016. On the Side of the Angels: An Appreciation of Parties and Partisanship (Princeton University Press, 2010) received the Walter Channing Cabot Fellow Award from Harvard in 2010 for scholarly eminence. She is the author, among other books, of Membership and Morals: The Personal Uses of Pluralism in America (Princeton University Press, 1998), which was awarded the APSA David Easton Prize in 2000. Her recent edited works include Breaking the Cycles of Hatred: Memory, Law, and Repair (with Martha Minow; Princeton University Press, 2002), Obligations of Citizenship and Demands of Faith: Religious Accommodation in Pluralist Democracies (Princeton University Press, 2002), and Civil Society and Government (coedited with Robert Post; Princeton University Press, 2002). She is editor of Thoreau: Political Writings, Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought. Rosenblum is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Science. She is past president of the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy, past vice president of the American Political Science Association, and a past board member of the Russell Sage Foundation. She is coeditor of the Annual Review of Political Science. She served as chair of the Harvard Department of Government from 2004 to 2011.

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