Anna Stilz

Anna Stilz is Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Politics and the University Center for Human Values.  Her research focuses on questions of political membership, authority and political obligation, nationalism and self-determination, rights to land and territory, and collective agency.  She also has a strong interest in modern political thought (especially natural law theory, Rousseau, and Kant).  Her first book, Liberal Loyalty: Freedom, Obligation, and the State (PUP 2009), dealt with questions about the moral importance of political citizenship and state authority. Her second book, Territorial Sovereignty: A Philosophical Exploration, was published by Oxford University Press in 2019.  Listen to a podcast about the book here.  An interview about the book is here.

Stilz is Editor-in-Chief of Philosophy and Public Affairs, a co-editor for Social and Political Philosophy at the Stanford Encyclopedia for Philosophy, and Vice-President of the American Society for Social and Legal Philosophy.  She received her Ph.D. from Harvard University in 2005, and a B.A. from the University of Virginia in 1999.

Are you looking for a journal reviewer? Please note that as Editor-in-Chief for Philosophy and Public Affairs, I am unable to review for other publications.  It is my policy to decline most other article review invitations unless I have submitted to your journal frequently.