Evan Oxman

imageUihlein Assistant Professor of American Politics 

Education

Princeton University
MA, Politics, 2006
PhD, Politics, 2009
General Exam Fields: Political Theory, American Politics, Public Law

Duke University
BA, with Distinction in Political Science, Summa Cum Laude, 2004 

Specialization

Political theory
US politics
Public law

Working Papers

“Hobbes on the Constitution of Self and People”

“The Productive Ambiguities of Popular Sovereignty”

Conference Presentations

“Hobbes on Self-Reflexivity.” Paper presented at the Canadian Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Montreal, 2010.

“No Exceptions: The Dangers of Constituent Power.” Paper presented at the Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, 2009.

“Political Representation as Public Performance.” Paper presented at the Princeton Conference on Representation, Princeton, 2008.

“Hobbesian Constitutionalism.” Paper presented at the New England Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Providence, 2008.

“The Radicalism of the New Originalism.” Paper presented at the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, 2008.

Chair and discussant for panel entitled “Is Democracy too Demanding? Capacities of Citizens,” at the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, 2008.

“Hobbesian Constitutionalism.” Paper presented at the Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, 2008.

Chair and discussant for panel entitled “Adams, Madison, Jefferson, and the Legacy of the American Constitutional Founders,” at the Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, 2008.

“Deliberation, Participation, and Democracy: A Defense of the Constitutional Conception of Deliberative Democracy” (coauthored with Stephen Macedo and Chris Karpowitz). Paper presented at the Princeton Conference on Deliberative Democracy, Princeton, 2006.

Honors and Awards

Lake Forest College
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2010-2012

McGill University
GRIPP Postdoctoral Fellow, 2009-2010
Department of Political Science 

Princeton University Center for Human Values
Graduate Prize Fellowship, 2007-2008

James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institution Award for Graduate Study, 2004-2005

Phi Beta Kappa, Duke University, elected 2004

Pi Sigma Alpha, Duke University, inducted 2004