FORA.tv Speaker - Ian Shapiro
Ian Shapiro, Ph.D., Yale University, 1983, J.D., Yale Law School, 1987, is Sterling professor of political science and Henry R. Luce director of the Yale Center for International and Area Studies, now called the MacMillan Center. His research interests center on sociological aspects of economics and political theory. In particular, he has written extensively on theories of justice, democracy, and resource distribution, and the prospects for sustainable democracy in countries emerging from authoritarian political systems.
Shapiro has won several awards and fellowships, including election as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2000. He has also taught at Oxford and the University of Cape Town. Shapiro writes in an energetic style that has been criticized for "its confrontational tone."
05.06.07 | 01:26:27 min
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