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Frank Lovett is an associate professor of political science and director of Legal Studies. He received his PhD in Political Science from Columbia University in 2004, and prior to coming to Washington University he held a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Clinical Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health. From 2008-2009 he was Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Fellow, University Center for Human Values at Princeton University. His primary research concerns the role of freedom and domination in developing theories of justice, equality, and the rule of law. Among the core political theory facutly, he teaches courses in normative political theory and the history of political thought.
- 2016. A Republic of Law. Cambridge University Press.
- 2016. (with Greg Whitfield) “Republicanism, Perfectionism, and Neutrality,” Journal of Political Philosophy 24: 120–134.
- 2015. “A Republican Theory of Adjudication,” Res Publica 21: 1–18.
- 2012. "The Path of the Courtier: Castiglione, Machiavelli, and the Loss of Republican Liberty," Review of Politics 74: 589-605.
- 2012. "What Counts as Arbitrary Power?" Journal of Political Power 5: 137-152.
- 2012. "Harrington's Empire of Law," Political Studies 60: 59-75.
- 2011. Rawls's A Theory of Justice: A Reader's Guide. Continuum.
- 2010. A General Theory of Domination and Justice. Oxford University Press.
- 2010. "Cultural Accommodation and Domination," Political Theory 38: 243-267.
- 2010. "Republican Global Distributive Justice," Diacritica 24: 13-30.
- 2009. "Domination and Distributive Justice," Journal of Politics 71: 817-830.
- 2008. "Mill on Consensual Domination," in Mill's On Liberty: A Critical Guide. C. L. Ten, ed. Cambridge University Press.
- 2007. "Power," in A Companion to Contemporary Political Philosophy,2nd edition, Goodin, Pettit, and Pogge, eds. Blackwell.
- 2006. "Rational Choice Theory and Explanation," Rationality and Society 18: 237-272.
- 2005. "Milton's Case for a Free Commonwealth," American Journal of Political Science 49: 466-478.
- 2004. "Can Justice Be Based on Consent?" Journal of Political Philosophy 12: 79-101.
- 2002. "A Positivist Account of the Rule of Law," Law and Social Inquiry 27: 41-78.
- 2001. "Domination: A Preliminary Analysis," The Monist 84: 98-112
- APSA Foundations Best First Book Prize in Political Theory (2011), for A General Theory of Domination and Justice.
- Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Fellowship, Princeton University Center for Human Values (2008-2009)