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Leo Strauss Award Recipients

Year Author Dissertation Submitted by
2017 Kevin Duong Democratic Terror: Redemptive Violence and the Formation of Nineteenth Century France

Cornell University
2016 Matthew Longo Sovereignty in the Age of Securitization: A Study on Borders and Bordering in the United States after 9/11

Yale University
2015 Teresa Bejan Mere Civility: Toleration and its Limits in Early Modern England and America

Yale University
2014 Adam Sandel The Place of Prejudice University of Oxford
2013 Alin Fumurescu Compromise and Representation: A Split History of Early Modernity Indiana University, Bloomington
2012 Alison McQueen Political Realism in Apocalyptic Times

Cornell University
2011 Daniel Lee Popular Sovereignty, Roman Law and the Civilian Foundations of the Constitutional State in Early Modern Political Thought

Princeton University
2010 Joseph Mazor A Liberal Theory of Natural Resource Property Rights

Harvard University
2009 Robert Alan Sparling Johann Georg Hamann and the Enlightenment Project

University of Toronto
2008 Leigh Jenco Individuals, Institutions, and Political Change: The Political Theory of Zhang Shizhao

University of Chicago
2007 Lars Tønder Experiences of tolerance: Immanence, transcendence, hilaritas

The Johns Hopkins University
2006 Xavier Marquez The Stranger's Knowledge: Political Knowledge in Plato’s Statesman University of Notre Dame
2005 Douglas Casson Liberating Judgment: John Locke and the Politics of Probability
Duke University
2004 Christina Tarnopolsky

Plato and the Politics of Shame Harvard University
2003 Arash Abizadeh Rhetoric, the Passions, and Difference in Discursive Democracy

Harvard University
2002 Andreas Kalyvas The Politics of the Extraordinary: Max Weber, Carl Schmitt, and Hannah Arendt

Columbia University
2001 Christopher Nathan Dugan Reason's Wake: Political Education in Plato's Laws University of California, San Diego

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