Danielle S. Allen


Website

Genre


Trained both as a classicist and a political theorist, Dr. Allen is a professor of social science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, where she lives with her husband and two children. Her particular interests are democratic theory, political sociology, the linguistic dimensions of politics and the history of political thought.

Dr. Allen received her undergraduate education in Classics at Princeton University, graduating summa cum laude. She was awarded an M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Classics from Cambridge University and went on to Harvard University, where she received her M.A. and Ph.D. in political science. She joined the faculty at the University of Chicago in 1997 as Assistant Professor of Classics. In 2000, Dr. Alle
...more

Average rating: 3.7 · 1,001 ratings · 171 reviews · 9 distinct worksSimilar authors
Cuz: The Life and Times of ...

3.50 avg rating — 479 ratings — published 2017 — 10 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Our Declaration: A Reading ...

3.82 avg rating — 357 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Talking to Strangers: Anxie...

4.02 avg rating — 118 ratings — published 2004 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Education and Equality

4.07 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2016 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The World of Prometheus: Th...

4.09 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1999 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
From Voice to Influence: Un...

by
4.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2015 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Plato Wrote

3.80 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2010 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Education, Justice, and Dem...

by
it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2013 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Justice and the Politics of...

by
4.02 avg rating — 276 ratings — published 1990 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Danielle S. Allen…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

“Because of their impact on our memories, writers rule. They wield the instrument by which our world is organized.”
Danielle S. Allen, Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality

“Because we have accepted the view that there is a trade-off between equality and liberty, we think we have to choose. Lately, we have come, as a people, to choose liberty.”
Danielle S. Allen, Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality

“Yet we can reasonably hope that our ideas, which wait up ahead, will make a clearing for desire.”
Danielle S. Allen, Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
The History Book ...: THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE 28 279 Jul 03, 2014 02:51PM  
21st Century Lite...: PEN /Literary Awards 7 94 Jun 15, 2015 05:01AM  
The Book Club: 2015 Book Prizes 23 68 Oct 08, 2015 04:15PM  
The History Book ...: MICHELE'S 50 BOOKS READ IN 2016 187 188 Dec 29, 2016 09:42PM  
The History Book ...: * WHAT IS EVERYBODY READING NOW? 2668 2459 Jul 24, 2018 04:18PM  


Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite Danielle to Goodreads.