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Ewa Atanassow

PhD from the Committee on Social Thought
The University of Chicago
Ewa Atanassow has received a PhD from the University of Chicago’s Committee on Social Thought, an MA in psychology from the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, and was a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Government at Harvard University. Her research and teaching interests focus on the history of political thought, and on questions of nationhood and democratic citizenship, with emphasis on Tocqueville. She is the co-editor of Tocqueville and the Frontiers of Democracy (Cambridge University Press, 2013) and of Liberal Moments: Reading Liberal Texts (Bloomsbury Academic, 2017). Her articles and reviews have appeared in American Political Science Review, Global Policy, Journal of Democracy, Kronos, Nations and Nationalism, Perspectives on Political Science, Przegląd Polityczny. Her current book project explores the tensions between liberalism and democracy from a Tocquevillean perspective. 

Prof. Dr. Ewa Atanassow
Political Thought
Phone: +49 30 43733 104
Email: e.atanassow[at]berlin.bard.edu