Faculty

Clifford Orwin

Office Location

AH 323

Phone Number

416-926-1300 ext. 3277

Fax Number

416-978-5566

Email Address

clifford.orwin@utoronto.ca

Area Group(s)

  • Political Theory

Education

  • MESc, Cornell University
  • M.A., Harvard University
  • Ph.D., Harvard University

Clifford Orwin

Professor

Biography

Clifford Orwin is Professor of Political Science, Classics, and Jewish Studies and a Fellow of St. Michael’s College and a Senior Fellow of Massey College at the University of Toronto. He is also Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University, and Senior Fellow of the Berlin Thucydides Center, Free University of Berlin. He is the author of The Humanity of Thucydides (Princeton University Press, 1994; 4th Ed. 2011, Mandarin translation 2015), and has contributed to many other books as well as publishing many articles on classical, modern, contemporary, and Jewish political thought. He has argued that professors should put teaching first and has won three major teaching awards at the University, including the inaugural J.J. Berry Smith Prize for Excellence in Doctoral Supervision (2013).

Research Interests

  • Ancient, Modern, Contemporary and Jewish Political Thought

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