FACULTY | LUCAS STANCZYK
Lucas Stanczyk is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at MIT. He completed his PhD at Harvard University where he was a Shklar Prize Fellow in Government and was awarded an Eliot Dissertation Fellowship. His research has been supported by the Safra Center for Ethics, the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Stanczyk’s primary research interests are in political philosophy, philosophy of law, and the history of political thought. His research has been published in the journal Philosophy & Public Affairs. He is a recipient of MIT's Levitan Award for Excellence in Teaching. For 2014-15 he was named Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Fellow in Ethics at Princeton Unversity.
Professor Stanczyk’s primary research interests are in political philosophy and the history of political thought. He has written or is writing on a range of topics in normative democratic theory, distributive justice and political economy, liberalism and constitutional theory, egalitarianism, and the history of moral and political thought. His current book-length project in political philosophy focuses on normative standards for evaluating the organization of production in contemporary market societies. A portion of this work has been published in the journal Philosophy & Public Affairs. His other current long-term project is a history of distributive justice and ideas of redistribution.
"Productive Justice," Philosophy & Public Affairs 40 (2012): 144-64.
17.03 Introduction to Political Thought
17.000/24.611 Political Philosophy