Stephen Macedo is the Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Politics and the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University. His books include Liberal Virtues: Citizenship, Virtue, and Community in Liberal Constitutionalism (1990); Diversity and Distrust: Civic Education in a Multicultural Democracy (2000); the co-authored, Democracy at Risk: How Political Choices Undermine Citizen Participation, and What We Can Do About It (Brookings 2006); Just Married: Same-Sex Couples, Monogamy, and the Future of Marriage (2015); the co-authored casebook Gay Rights and the Constitution (2016); as well as 17 other edited or co-edited books. His current book project concerns the pressures on social justice exerted by various forms of globalization, especially immigration.
He is past director of the University Center for Human Values (2001-2009), and the founding director of Princeton’s Program in Law and Public Affairs (1999-2001). He previously taught at Harvard University and Syracuse University. He was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2013, has been vice president of the American Political Science Association, and is President of the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy.
Selected Honors and Awards
President of the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy (2018-20)
Inducted into Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2013
Past Vice President of the American Political Science Association
Stanley Kelley, Jr., Teaching Award for Undergraduate Education, Politics Department, Princeton University, May 2010