Duke University Political Science

    Benjamin R. Hertzberg
  • Benjamin R. Hertzberg

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Overview

    Benjamin R. Hertzberg is a 2010-11 Kenan Institute for Ethics Graduate Fellow and a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science at Duke University. He studies contemporary liberal and democratic political theory, especially as they relate to questions of religion, citizenship, and legitimacy. His dissertation project, “Both Citizen and Saint: Religious Liberty and Democratic Citizenship” develops a political liberal approach to the ethics of citizenship that reconciles conflicting religious and civic obligations toward political participation and deliberation. Benjamin received a B.A. in Political Science from Brigham Young University and a M.A. in Political Science from Duke University.
  • Bio

    Ben Hertzberg is a Ph.D candidate at Duke, studying liberal and democratic theory and religion and politics. He is interested in the ethics of citizenship, the role of religion in the public sphere, religious conflicts in health policy, and the history of political thought.
  • Specialties

    • Political Theory
  • Research Summary

    Liberal and Democratic Theory, Religion and Politics
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