Director of Graduate Studies
Christopher Kelly received his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto. He is co-editor of the Collected Writings of Rousseau and the author of Rousseau's Examplary Life (1987) and Rousseau as Author (2003). He teaches courses in political theory focussing on early and late modern political thought.
The Challenge of Rousseau, edited by Eve Grace and Christopher Kelly (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013)
Rousseau as Author: Consecrating One’s Life to the Truth (Chicago: University of 2 Chicago Press, 2003)
Rousseau’s Exemplary Life: The “Confessions” as Political Philosophy (Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1987). Portions reprinted in Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers, edited by John T. Scott (London and New York: Routledge, 2006) Vol. III, 462-504. Chinese translation published in 2010.
Rousseau on Philosophy, Morality, and Religion edited volume (Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 2007)
Rousseau on Women, Love, and the Family edited volume (Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 2009)
The Collected Writings of Rousseau, ed. with Roger D. Masters (Hanover, N.H.: The University Press of New England) thirteen volumes