- Professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania
- Books include Leo Strauss and the Politics of American Empire; 95 Theses on Politics, Culture, and Method; and Republic of Signs.
- Author of On the Muslim Question
- 10/26/12: Lecture at the 2012-2013 Mellon Sawyer Seminar Series
- 3/25/13: Interview on Muscat Daily
- 3/28/13: Review in Kirkus
- 4/4/13: Q&A with Norton from Religion Dispatch
- 4/12/13: Short review in Library Journal