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Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life

Ioannis Evrigenis

Professor
Political Science Department

Ioannis Evrigenis

Professor
Political Science Department

Biography: 

Ioannis D. Evrigenis is a Professor of Political Science, Chair of the Department of Classical Studies, and co-founder of the Civic Studies major. His research centers on the history of ideas and the history of political thought in particular. He is the author of Fear of Enemies and Collective Action, which won the 2009 Delba Winthrop Award for Excellence in Political Science, and of Images of Anarchy: The Rhetoric and Science in Hobbes's State of Nature, as well as co-editor of Herder's Another Philosophy of History and Selected Political Writings. At present, he is working on early modern political economy, sovereignty and popular sovereignty, the emergence of modern political science, and Plato's Socrates.