Assistant Professor of Political Science
Giulia Oskian is a specialist in political theory. Her research focuses on democratic theory, the history of political thought, constitutional movements, and political psychology. Her research also focuses on other areas such as French modern political thought and the history of democratic theory. She is also interested in the history of political emotions, particularly anger, shame and courage. Her book Tocqueville and the Legal Basis of Democracy was published in Italian and is now being translated into English. She holds a Ph.D. from the Scuola Normale Superiore, and before coming to Yale she was a postdoc at Sciences Po, in Paris and at Queen Mary University of London. She also served as a Fulbright scholar at Columbia University.