Tejas Parasher is a PhD candidate in political theory. He writes on democratic theory, the history of nineteenth and twentieth-century political thought, South Asian law and politics, and comparative legal and political philosophy. His dissertation explores the link between democratic thought and the critique of market principles in colonial India between 1870 and 1950.

Tejas received his MA from the Department of Political Science in 2015. He also holds a BA Honors in Political Science from the University of Toronto (2013).

Website (CV, publications, working papers, and additional information):

http://voices.uchicago.edu/tparasher/.

Publications:

Tejas Parasher, “Inequality and Tumulti in Machiavelli’s Aristocratic Republics.” Polity 49.1 (2017): 42-68. http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/abs/10.1086/689975.

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