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Allen has lived and taught in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional Information
Danielle Allen is a political theorist who has published broadly in democratic theory, political sociology, and the history of political thought. Along with the books she has written below, she has also edited, From Voice to Influence: Understanding Citizenship in a Digital Age in 2015.
- The World of Prometheus: The Politics of Punishing in Democratic Athens, Princeton University Press, 1999
- Talking to Strangers: Anxieties of Citizenship since Brown v. Board of Education, University Of Chicago Press, 2006
- Why Plato Wrote , Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
- Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality, Liveright, 2015
- Education and Equality, University of Chicago Press, 2016
- Cuz, or the Life and Times of Michael A., W.W. Norton, forthcoming 2017
Titles at Your Library
The World of Prometheus
Release Date: 1999-12-14
Talking to Strangers: Anxieties of Citizenship since Brown v. Board of Education
Release Date: 2006-11-01
Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality
Release Date: 2015-05-04
- Francis Parkman Prize, 2015
- Chicago Tribune Heartland Award for nonfiction, 2015
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)
Please contact her assistant, Emily Bromley.
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