Dr Matthew Longo wins 2016 APSA Leo Strauss prize

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Congratulations to Matthew Longo for winning this year's Leo Strauss Award for the Best Dissertation in Political Philosophy at the American Political Science Association awards.

The dissertation, “Sovereignty in the Age of Securitization: A Study on Borders and Bordering in the US after 9/11”, sits on the intersection of political theory and international relations, and focuses on several critical issues in global politics – borders, sovereignty, and security – or how states react to the challenges posed by terrorism and immigration.  The book manuscript, entitled The Politics of Borders: Sovereignty and Security after 9/11, is under contract with Cambridge University Press (expected 2017).

You can find out more by visiting www.matthewblongo.com

You can also read about the winner of last year's APSA Leo Strauss prize, Teresa Bejan (also a member of the department), by clicking here: http://www.politics.ox.ac.uk/news/teresa-bejan-wins-2015-apsa-leo-strauss-prize.html

Dr Matthew Longo is Clayman Junior Research Fellow in Politics and Political Ideas, St. Anne's College