Katrina Forrester

Katrina Forrester

Assistant Professor of Government and Social Studies
On Leave 2019-20
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Katrina Forrester is Assistant Professor of Government and Social Studies at Harvard University. Her research focuses on the history of twentieth-century political thought and its implications for political theory.  Forrester's first book In the Shadow of Justice: Postwar Liberalism and the Remaking of Political Philosophy (Princeton, forth.2019) is a history of contemporary liberal political philosophy in the US and Britain. She is currently beginning a new project on feminism and work. Her research has appeared in the Historical JournalModern Intellectual HistoryClimatic ChangeEuropean Journal of Political Theory, and is forthcoming in a number of edited volumes.  She is the co-editor of Nature, Action and the Future: Political Thought and the Environment (CUP, 2018), and has written about politics and the history of ideas for The New YorkerLondon Review of Books, Harper'sThe GuardianThe NationDissentn+1The New StatesmanCambridge Literary Review, and Political Quarterly. She received her PhD from the University of Cambridge in 2013, held a research fellowship at St John's College, Cambridge in 2012-14 and a permanent lectureship at Queen Mary University of London until 2017.

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