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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 both an AM and a 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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‚Äč"Is(n't) Catharine MacKinnon a Liberal?" (Forthcoming).

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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