Josiah Ober

Josiah Ober

Josiah Ober is Mitsotakis Professor in the School of Humanities and Science at Stanford University, with appointments in classics and political science. He works on historical institutionalism and political theory, focusing on the political thought and practice of the ancient Greek world and its contemporary relevance. He is the author of a number of books, the most recent of which are Demopolis (Cambridge 2017) and Democracy and Knowledge (Princeton 2008).