Glory Liu

Glory Liu

College Fellow in Social Studies
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Glory Liu is a College Fellow in Social Studies at Harvard. Her research lies at the intersection of political theory, intellectual history, and political economy. Her current book project, under contract with Princeton University Press, is an intellectual history of Adam Smith's reception in American politics and political economy from the eighteenth century to the present. Other ongoing research projects include a public opinion study on the diversity of moral objections to inequality in America, and a text analysis project on economic ideas in American political debate. She has developing interests in Asian American politics and ethnographic research methods. In her spare time, Glory is a contemporary ballet dancer and can be found in Boston's finest dance studios. Prior to joining Social Studies at Harvard, Glory was a postdoctoral research associate at Brown University's Political Theory Project. She received her PhD from Stanford in Political Science in 2018, and holds an MPhil from Cambridge University in Political Thought and Intellectual History as well as a secondary degree in Classics. She completed her B.A. in Political Economy and Classics at the University of California, Berkeley. 
 

2020-21 Courses
Social Studies 10a: Introduction to Social Studies (Fall)
Social Studies 98ta: What's the Matter with Inequality? Normative and Empirical Perspectives (Fall)
Social Studies 10b: Introduction to Social Studies (Spring)

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