Freed, Joshua

Joshua Freed

Clayman Junior Research Fellow in Political Thought


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Academic background

Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley


Undergraduate: Advanced Paper in Theories of Justice; Theory of Politics

Research interests

Joshua works on the legal history of democratic ideas and institutions; he specializes in the role of the Church and medieval legal systems on the development of early modern political concepts. He is currently working on a legal and theological history of “accountability” and its relationship to contemporary democratic theory and political philosophy.