Prithviraj Datta Assistant Professor of Political Theory



Professor Datta's areas of research interests lie primarily at the intersection of contemporary political theory and American politics, with specific interests in democratic theory, political inequality, and neo-republican political thought. He is currently working on a book manuscript entitled Dialing for Dollars, Dialing for Domination that offers a neo-republican critique of the American system of funding election campaigns. Another current projects includes examining John Stuart Mill's ideas on the freedom of speech and expression.

Prof. Datta received a PhD in Government from Harvard University, BCL and MPhil degrees in Law from the University of Oxford, and a BA, LLB degree from the National Law School of India University.