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, with a focus on questions concerning sovereignty, empire, religion & politics, and international law.

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.  More information on his research and teaching can be found here.