Jan-Werner Müller (1970) is a German politologist, Political Professor at Princeton University and co-founder of the European Studies Program on the Freie Universität in Berlin.
He studied at the Freie Universität of Berlin, at the University of Oxford and at Princeton University. Since 2005 he has been teaching political theory and history of ideas at Princeton, and has also taught in Paris at the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS). From 1996 to 2003 he was a visiting profesor at All Souls College in Oxford, and from 2003 to 2005 he was a member of the Center for European Studies at St. Antony's College. Since 2005 he teaches political theory and history of ideas at Princeton.
Some of his most famous works are A Dangerous Mind. Carl Schmitt in Post-War European Thought (2003), Constitutional Patriotism (2007), Contesting Democracy. Political Ideas in Twentieth-Century Europe (2011), Was ist Populismus? (2016).
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