Alex Haskins is a doctoral candidate (ABD) in the University of Chicago’s Political Science department. His research interests include: the history of political thought (East Asian, European, and American), comparative political theory, and intellectual history, focusing on questions concerning sovereignty, empire, religion & politics, and globalization.

Before coming to Chicago, Alex received his Master of Theological Studies (MTS) from Harvard Divinity School with a dual focus on religion & politics and East Asian religions, and his BA in Government & Legal Studies and East Asian Studies from Bowdoin College.