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Leo Strauss Award

The Leo Strauss prize is awarded annually for the best dissertation in the field of political philosophy. It carries a prize of $750.

The Fund was developed by former students of Strauss' who sought to recognize his extraordinary influence on generations of students and his contributions to the field of political philosophy. He was a major figure in the department of political science at the University of Chicago, where he taught from 1949 to 1967.

Submit nominations here by Monday, February 13, 2017.

List of All Leo Strauss Award Recipients

2017 Award Committee
Chair: Judith Grant
Ohio University
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Arash Abizadeh
McGill University
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Deborah Baumgold
University of Oregon
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