University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Political Science

Professor Emeritus - Alan Wertheimer

Professor Emeritus Alan Wertheimer

Alan Wertheimer Professor Emeritus (1968-2005)

Area of expertise

Political Philosophy and Philosophy of Law

Contact Information

Professor Wertheimer was a Fellow in the Program in Ethics and the Professions at Harvard University (1989-90) and a Fellow of the School of Social Sciences at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (1984-85). His teaching and research areas are political philosophy of Law. He is the author of Coercion (Princeton University Press, 1987) and Exploitation (Princeton University Press, 1996) and numerous articles. Professor Wertheimer recently served as Visiting Professor at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. He was selected as "University Scholar" for 1995-96, one of the highest honors in the University.