Elliot Mamet is a Ph.D. candidate in political science, researching the history of political thought as well as American political development. His particular research interests include incarceration, ancient political thought, democratic judgment, and theories of representation. In March 2018, Elliot was named a History of American Democracy Graduate Fellow with the Tobin Project in Cambridge, MA. Previously, Elliot worked as a Program Associate for the American Political Science Association in Washington, D.C. He also completed a Humanity in Action Fellowship, researching anti-Semitism in Poland. A Boettcher Scholar and Rhodes Scholarship finalist, Elliot graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Colorado College in 2015, receiving distinction in political science and winning the Edith Bramhall Award in Political Science and the J. Juan Reid Award. Elliot is a native of Denver, Colorado, and a graduate of Denver Public Schools.
Fellowships, Supported Research, & Other Grants
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)
History of American Democracy Graduate Student Fellowship awarded by The Tobin Project (2018)