Glory Liu

Glory Liu

Lecturer on Social Studies
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Glory Liu is a Lecturer on Social Studies at Harvard with interests in political theory, intellectual history, and political economy. Her first book, Adam Smith's America: How a Scottish Philosopher became an Icon of American Capitalism (Princeton, 2022) is a reception history of Adam Smith's ideas in America. 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 history and politics. 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. 

 

2022-23 Courses
Social Studies 10a: Introduction to Social Studies (Fall)
Social Studies 10b: Introduction to Social Studies (Spring)
Social Studies 98ta: What's the Matter with Inequality? Normative and Empirical Perspectives (Spring)

Contact Information

William James Hall 306