Elliot Mamet

Elliot Mamet


Political Theory

Elliot Mamet is a Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, a Kenan Graduate Fellow and a Capper Fellow in Intellectual History at Duke University. He holds an M.A. in Political Science from Duke and a B.A. in Political Science magna cum laude from Colorado College. His research broadly focuses on how democracy accounts for those on the periphery of political life. His particular research interests include incarceration and democracy, theories of representation, American political development, and ancient political thought. He has presented his work at conferences including the American Political Science Association, the Association for Political Thought, the Columbia Graduate Conference in Political Theory, and the Tobin Project Graduate Workshop on the History of American Democracy. Elliot also a candidate for the Certificate in College Teaching and a Preparing Future Faculty fellow. He is a native of Denver.

Fellowships, Supported Research, & Other Grants

Bass Instructional Fellowship: Instructor of Record awarded by Duke University Graduate School (2020 to 2021)

Capper Fellowship in Intellectual History awarded by Triangle Intellectual History Seminar (2019 to 2020)

Preparing Future Faculty Fellowship awarded by Duke University Graduate School (2019 to 2020)

Graduate Fellowship awarded by Kenan Institute for Ethics (2019 to 2020)

History of American Democracy Graduate Student Fellowship awarded by The Tobin Project (2018)

Marvel Stockwell Scholarship awarded by Pi Gamma Mu Social Science Honor Society (2016 to 2017)

Graduate Scholarship awarded by Phi Beta Kappa Alpha Association of Colorado (2016 to 2017)