Jacob T. Levy

Jacob T. Levy is the Tomlinson Professor of Political Theory at McGill University. He writes on federalism, freedom of association, indigenous peoples, constitutional theory, and Enlightenment political thought.

Video Collection

Race, Class, and Gender

featuring Roderick T. Long, Jacob T. Levy, David E. Bernstein, & R. Richard Geddes on Nov 2, 2017

Roderick T. Long, Jacob T. Levy, David Bernstein and R. Richard Geddes present on “Race, Class, and Gender” at an IHS Fellows Research Colloquium, 1997.

Free Thoughts

Is Liberalism in Danger?

featuring Jacob T. Levy, Aaron Ross Powell, and Trevor Burrus on Jun 2, 2017

Jacob T. Levy says that the collapse of trust in institutional norms is responsible for a new era of Trump-style authoritarian, populist politics.

Free Thoughts

Rationalism, Pluralism, and Freedom

featuring Jacob T. Levy, Aaron Ross Powell, and Trevor Burrus on Jul 6, 2015

Jacob T. Levy says a tension exists in liberal political thought between a rationalist suspicion of localized power and a pluralism favoring intermediate groups.