Josiah Ober

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  • Expertise: historical institutionalism and political theory, focusing on the political thought and practice of the ancient Greek world and its contemporary relevance.
  • Mitsotakis Professor of Political Science and Classics at Stanford University
  • His books include Democracy and Knowledge, Political Dissent in Democratic Athens, The Athenian Revolution, and Mass and Elite in Democratic Athens
  • Author of The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece