Dr Jeffrey Howard

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I am Associate Professor of Political Philosophy and Public Policy at UCL. I hold a DPhil from Oxford University and an AB from Harvard University. At UCL I hold appointments in the Department of Political Science, School of Public Policy, and (by affiliation) Department of Philosophy. I am a UKRI Future Leader Fellow, British Academy Rising Star, and BBC/AHRC New Generation Thinker. I was the recipient of the 2021 Berger Memorial Prize from the American Philosophical Association. My work on freedom of expression, social media, democracy, social contract theory, crime and punishment, and counter-extremism has appeared in many journals including Philosophy & Public AffairsThe Journal of Political PhilosophyLaw and PhilosophyBritish Journal of Political Science, and the Annual Review of Political Science.

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