Jerome P. McHugh Student Commons
above Preserve; in the Western Ridge Housing Complex, 1090 N. Cascade Ave. (map)
Catherine Zuckert currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of The Review of Politics. Zuckert’s book on Natural Right and the American Imagination: Political Philosophy in Novel Form won the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Award for the best book written in philosophy and religion by the American Association of Publishers in 1990. Understanding the Political Spirit: From Socrates to Nietzsche, edited by Zuckert, received a Choice award as one of the best books published in political theory in 1989. Professor Zuckert's most recent book is, Plato's Philosophers: The Coherence of Dialogues(University of Chicago Press, May 2009).
Zuckert writes primarily about the history of political philosophy and the relation between literature and politics. Zuckert has received several grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, as well as the Bradley and Earhart Foundations. Most recently she has been awarded a 2007-08 Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to write a book-length study of "Machiavelli's politics."