BA (Indiana), DPhil (Oxon), FBA


Professor Robert Goodin is currently Professor of Government at the University of Essex and Distinguished Professor of Social & Political Theory and Philosophy at the Australian National University. His work focuses on social and political philosophy, particularly on the interface between philosophy and public policy. His major current research projects focus on democratic theory and social welfare.

  • Keith Dowding, Robert E. Goodin and Carole Pateman (eds) (2004) Justice & Democracy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Robert E. Goodin (2003) Reflective Democracy. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Robert E. Goodin, Bruce Headey, Ruud Muffels and Henk-Jan Dirven (1999) The Real Worlds of Welfare Capitalism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.