Ian Shapiro

Ian Shapiro
  • Sterling Professor of Political Science and Director, MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, Yale University, USA

JD, Yale Law School; PhD, Political Science Department, Yale. With Yale: since 1984, taught Political Science; 1999-2004, Chair, Political Science Department; currently, Sterling Professor of Political Science; concurrently, Director, MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies. Former Fellow: Carnegie Corporation; Guggenheim Foundation; Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. Fellow: American Academy of Arts and Sciences; American Philosophical Society; Council on Foreign Relations. Has written on democracy, justice and methods of social inquiry. Author of books, including: The Flight From Reality in the Human Sciences; The Real World of Democratic Theory; Containment: Rebuilding a Strategy against Global Terror. Co-Author, Death by a Thousand Cuts: The Fight Over Taxing Inherited Wealth.