Robert E. Goodin
#26257 Overall Influence

Robert E. Goodin

American philosopher


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Robert E. Goodin is a professor of philosophy and social and political theory for the Australian National University, and a professor of government for the University of Essex. He earned his D.Phil in politics from Oxford University.

Goodin is a specialist in political theory and public policy. He has written numerous books combining his political and philosophical interest, including Free Movement: Ethical Issues in the Transnational Migration of People and of Money (cowritten with Brian Barry), and Innovating Democracy: Democratic Theory and Practice After the Deliberative Turn. Discretionary Time: A New Measure of Freedom (cowritten with James Mahmud Rice, Antti Parpo and Lina Eriksson), was awarded the 2009 Stein Rokkan Prize for Comparative Social Science Research.

He is a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy and a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia. His editorial work has included positions as the founding editor of The Journal of Political Philosophy, co-editor of the British Journal of Political Science, and a general editor of the book series, The Oxford Handbook of Political Science, and Theories of Institutional Design. He has also co-edited A New Handbook of Political Science, which was recognized by the official journal of the American Association of College and Research Libraries as an “outstanding academic book”.

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Robert 'Bob' E. Goodin was Professor of Government at the University of Essex and is now Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Social and Political theory at the Australian National University.

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University of Essex
University of Essex

University in Essex, United Kingdom

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University of Oxford
University of Oxford

Collegiate research university in Oxford, England

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Australian National University
Australian National University

National research university in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

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#107 World Rank #75 USA Rank
Political Science
#10032 World Rank #1615 USA Rank