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Herzog, Don

Edson R. Sunderland Professor of Law

3222 South Hall
734.647.4047
E-mail dherzog@umich.edu
Don Herzog is the Edson R. Sunderland Professor of Law. His main teaching interests are political, moral, legal, and social theory; constitutional interpretation; torts; and the First Amendment. He is the author of Without Foundations: Justification in Political Theory, Happy Slaves: A Critique of Consent Theory, Poisoning the Minds of the Lower Orders, Cunning, and Household Politics: Conflict in Early Modern England. Prof. Herzog holds an AB from Cornell University and an AM and PhD from Harvard University, where he studied government. He joined the Political Science Department at the University of Michigan in 1983 and holds a joint appointment with that department and the Law School. In 2011, Prof. Herzog was selected by the U-M student body to receive its coveted Golden Apple, the only Michigan teaching award given by students themselves. He is the first law professor to receive a Golden Apple in the award's 20-year history.

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​"Was That a Song?" Mich. Q. Rev. (Forthcoming, 2014).​​

"Is(n't) Catharine MacKinnon a Liberal?" Am. Phil. Ass'n. Newsl. Phil. & Law 12, no. 2 (2013): 11-6.
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Household Politics: Conflict in Early Modern England. New Haven, Conn.: Yale Univ. Press, 2013.
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"Cute Prickly Critter with Presbyopia." Review of Justice for Hedgehogs, by R. Dworkin. Mich L. Rev. 110, no. 6 (2012): 953-68.
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"Aristocratic Dignity?" In Dignity, Rank, and Rights, by J. Waldron; edited by M. Dan-Coen, 99-118. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.

"Democracy, Decline, Dichotomies." Review of The Cunning of Unreason: Making Sense of Politics, by J. Dunn, Democracy: A History, by J. Dunn, Democracy: The Unfinished Journey 508 BC to AD 1993, by J. Dunn (ed.); and The History of Political Theory and Other Essays, by J. Dunn. Pol. Theory 38, no. 1 (2010): 93-105.
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Received Honorable Mention Award for Poisoning the Minds of the Lower Orders from the Professional/Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers.

 
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