BackgroundResearch interests: Deliberative democracy; critical theory; contemporary liberalism and ethics; theories of justice, democracy, discourse, and political participation, Canadian constitutional theory and history; constitutionalism and democracy. Publications include: Reasonable Democracy: Jürgen Habermas and the Politics of Discourse (Cornell University Press, 1996); Deliberation, Democracy and the Media, ed. with Anne Costain (Rowman and Littlefield, 2000); Alternative Conceptions of Civil Society, ed. with Will Kymlicka (Princeton, 2001).
EducationB.A., McGill University
M.A., Columbia University
Ph.D., Columbia University
Research InterestsDeliberative Democracy
Theories of Justice
Contemporary Liberalism and Ethics
Canadian Constitutional Theory and History
BooksSimone Chambers and Will Kymlicka, ed. (2002) Alternative Conceptions of Civil Society. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press.
Simone Chambers and Anne Costain, ed. (2000) Deliberation, Democracy and the Media. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
Simone Chambers (1996) Reasonable Democracy: Jürgen Habermas and the Politics of Discourse. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press.