Here you can find an abridged version of my CV. If you'd like to see a full CV--with information about teaching, administration, conferences organized, service to the profession, talks, etc.--please email me (see "Contact").

Academic Positions

  • LMU, Munich, Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, and Philosophy of Religion, Chair/Professor of Philosophy and Political Theory, January 2021-ongoing.

  • King’s College London, Department of Political Economy,

    • Visiting Professor, January 2021-ongoing.

    • Chair/Professor in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, April 2020-January 2021.

  • London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Government, Associate Professor of Political Science, September 2013-March 2020.

  • University College London, Department of Political Science,

    • Honorary Senior Research Associate, September 2013-2016.

    • Lecturer in Political Philosophy, January 2012-September 2013.

  • University of Oxford, The Queen’s College, Junior Research Fellow in Politics, 2008-2011.

  • Princeton University, University Center for Human Values, Post-doctoral Research Associate, September 2009-June 2010.


  • University College London:

    • PhD in Political Philosophy (passed without corrections), 2008.

    • MA in Legal and Political Theory (Distinction), 2005.

  • University of Pavia (Italy):

    • Laurea (4-year undergraduate degree) in Political Science (110/110 e lode), 2004.

    • Certificate of Advanced Undergraduate Education (University Institute for Advanced Studies, Humanities and Social Sciences Division) awarded cum laude, 2004.

Visiting Affiliations and Fellowships

  • Goethe University, Frankfurt, Center for Advanced Studies “Justitia Amplificata”:

    • Visiting Fellow, January-March 2018.

  • LMU, Munich, Philosophy Department (Center for Mathematical Philosophy):

    • Visiting Fellow, May 2017.

  • Harvard University, Government Department:

    • Visiting Associate Professor, Autumn 2015.

  • Uppsala University, Philosophy Department:

    • Visiting Scholar, Autumn 2014.

  • Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study, Uppsala:

    • Fellow, Autumn 2011.

  • Australian National University, Research School of Social Sciences, Philosophy Program:

    • Program Visitor, Autumn 2007, Summer 2009, and Spring 2011.

    • Visiting Fellow, Summer 2014.

  • St. Hugh’s College, Oxford:

    • Visiting Student, 2003-2004.

Prizes, Awards, Distinctions

  • Montreal Political Theory Manuscript Workshop Award, 2019.

    • Awarded annually for an unpublished book manuscript in political theory.

  • LSE Excellence in Education Award, 2019.

    • Awarded annually to “staff who have demonstrated outstanding teaching contribution and educational leadership in

their departments.”

  • High Commendation for Research Support and Guidance, 2019.

    • LSE student-led teaching excellence award.

  • Philip Leverhulme Prize (Politics and International Relations), 2015.

    • Awarded by the Leverhulme Trust to recognize “the achievement of outstanding researchers whose work has already attracted international recognition and whose future career is exceptionally promising.” Equivalent to a 2-year buy-out with additional workshop funding.

  • Sir Ernest Barker Prize, 2010.

    • Awarded annually by the UK Political Studies Association for the best dissertation in political theory.

  • Shortlisted (with 4 other candidates) for the Jean Blondel Prize, 2010.

    • Awarded annually by the European Consortium for Political Research for the best PhD thesis in Politics in Europe.

  • Cariplo Prize (Pavia, Italy), 2005.

    • Awarded annually for the best overall degree performance in Political Science.

  • School for Advanced Studies Study Prize (Pavia, Italy), 2001-2004.

    • Awarded every year on the basis of students’ performance in academic examinations.