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The Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy

Secrets and Leaks: The Dilemma of State Secrecy

Monday, April 14
5:30 p.m.
Stokes Hall, Room 195S
Boston College

Discussion Panel with Rahul Sagar, Princeton University


speaker bio



Rahul Sagar is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Politics at Princeton University. His primary research interests are the field of political theory and include topics in ancient and modern political theory including executive power, moderation, tyranny, and political realism. He is also deeply interested in the politics and society of India, especially twentieth century Indian political thought.

His first book, Secrets and Leaks: The Dilemma of State Secrecy will be published by Princeton University Press in the summer of 2013. He has recently started work on a second book project Have You Been to Kazanistan? where he makes the case for respecting moderate non-democratic regimes such as those found in Singapore and Hong Kong. His work has been published in a number of edited volumes and journals including the Journal of Political Philosophy, The Journal of Politics, and Polity.