Jan-Werner Mueller

Roger Williams Straus Professor of Politics. Founding Director, Forum in the History of Political Thought. Director, Program in Political Philosophy.
Office Phone
107 Fisher Hall

Jan-Werner Mueller's research interests include the history of modern political thought, liberalism and its critics, nationalism, and the normative dimensions of European integration. He is the author of A Dangerous Mind: Carl Schmitt in Post-War European Thought (2003) and Another Country: German Intellectuals, Unification and National Identity (2000). In addition, he has edited German Ideologies since 1945: Studies in the Political Thought and Culture of the Bonn Republic (2003) and Memory and Power in Post-War Europe: Studies in the Presence of the Past (2002). His book Constitutional Patriotism was published by Princeton University Press in 2007. He has been a fellow at the Collegium Budapest Institute for Advanced Study; Harvard University; the Remarque Institute, New York University; and the Robert Schuman Centre, European University Institute, Florence. He has also taught as a visiting professor at the EHESS, Paris. He serves on the editorial boards of the European Journal of Political Theory, the Journal of Contemporary History, and Raison Publique: Revue Internationale de Philosophie Pratique et Appliquée.