Research

Publications

‘The Language of “Political Science” in Early Modern Europe’, Journal of the History of Ideas  80 (2019), 203-226.

‘Democracy and the Body Politic from Aristotle to Hobbes’, Political Theory  46 (2018), 167-196; first published online, September 2016.

‘History, Theory and the Environment’ in Nature, Action and the Future: Political Thought and the Environment (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018). (With Katrina Forrester.)

co-editor, Nature, Action and the Future: Political Thought and the Environment (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018). With essays from: Annabel Brett, Malcolm Bull, Deborah Coen, Fredrik Albritton Jonsson, Melissa Lane, John O’Neil, David Runciman, Quentin Skinner, Richard Tuck, Thomas Uebel and Paul Warde.

Papers in progress

‘A Just Theory: Okin, Rawls and the politics of political philosophy’ (2018 APSA Best Paper Award [Foundations of Political Theory]) [under review]

‘Historicising Rawls’ [under review]

‘Hobbes’s Spooky State’

‘Feminism as Political Theory’ [WPSA, April 2020]

‘Making the State: poetry and the origins of political theory’ (based on my Skinner lecture)

‘Muddles and Upshots’ (‘Fifty Years of Quentin Skinner’s Meaning and Understanding’, University of Sussex, November 30 2019)

‘A Change of World: Feminism, Utopia, Political Theory’ (LSE Political Theory Research Seminar, March 5th 2020)

Civitas and respublica in early modern political thought’

‘Mastery and slavishness’

Book / Research Projects

Talking to the Brothers: History, Feminism and the Politics of Political Philosophy [I’ll be submitting this MS in early summer 2020]

Imagining Politics [near-complete MS; for some of the central ideas see my Skinner lecture]

Feminism and the Future [This is starting life as a graduate course I co-teach with Amia Srinivasan]

I am also the co-editor of the second volume of the forthcoming Cambridge History of Democracy and a co-editor of a Special Issue on the ‘Historical Rawls’.