Stephen Macedo

Director of the University Center for Human Values, Princeton University

Stephen Macedo is the Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Politics and the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University, where he has also been the Founding Director of the Program on Law and Public Affairs (1999-2001), and the Director of the University Center for Human Values (2001-2009). He writes and teaches on political theory, ethics, American constitutionalism, and public policy. His books include Liberal Virtues: Citizenship, Virtue, and Community in Liberal Constitutionalism (Oxford University, 1990); Diversity and Distrust: Civic Education in a Multicultural Democracy (Harvard University, 2000); the co-authored Democracy at Risk: How Political Choices Undermine Citizen Participation, and What We Can Do About It (Brookings Institution Press, 2005), and the forthcoming, Just Married: Same-Sex Couples, Monogamy, and the Future of Marriage (Princeton University Press, 2015). He is editor or co-editor of 15 books on topics ranging from the legacy of the 1960’s to universal jurisdiction in international law. He has been Vice President of the American Political Science Association and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.