Chuck Beitz teaches political philosophy in the Department of Politics. His research interests focus on global political theory, democratic theory, the theory of human rights, theories of property and various other topics. He did graduate work in philosophy at the University of Michigan and in politics and the Program in Political Philosophy at Princeton. He began teaching at Swarthmore College. In 1991 he was appointed dean for academic affairs and professor of government and legal studies at Bowdoin College. He returned to Princeton in 2001 and directed the University Center from 2009-2016. For more information, go here.