Frank Lovett

Frank Lovett

Professor of Political Science
Director of Undergraduate Studies in Political Science
Director of Legal Studies
PHD, Columbia University
MA/MPhil, Columbia University
BA, Princeton University

contact info:

office hours:

  • 1:00 - 2:00 PM
    Monday & Wednesday

mailing address:

  • Washington University
    CB 1063
    One Brookings Drive
    St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

Professor Lovett's primary research concerns the role of freedom and domination in developing theories of justice, equality, and the rule of law.

Frank Lovett is an associate professor of political science and director of Legal Studies. He received his PhD in Political Science from Columbia University in 2004, and prior to coming to Washington University he held a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Clinical Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health. From 2008-2009 he was Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Fellow, University Center for Human Values at Princeton University. His primary research concerns the role of freedom and domination in developing theories of justice, equality, and the rule of law. Among the core political theory faculty, he teaches courses in normative political theory and the history of political thought.

    Awards

    • APSA Foundations Best First Book Prize in Political Theory (2011), for A General Theory of Domination and Justice.
    • Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Fellowship, Princeton University Center for Human Values (2008-2009)