Elliot Mamet

Elliot Mamet is a Ph.D. Candidate (ABD) in Political Science at Duke University. He holds an M.A. in Political Science from Duke and a B.A. magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa with distinction in Political Science from Colorado College.

His research and writing examines how democracy accounts for those on the periphery of political life. His particular research interests include incarceration and democracy, theories of representation, American political development, and ancient political thought. 

Elliot has presented his work at conferences including the American Political Science Association, the Association for Political Thought, the Columbia Graduate Conference in Political Theory, and the Tobin Project Graduate Workshop on the History of American Democracy. His research has been supported by fellowships including from the Tobin Project, the Triangle Intellectual History Seminar, and the Kenan Institute for Ethics.

Prior to graduate school, Elliot worked on the staff of the American Political Science Association, in Washington D.C., and completed internships with various government and civil liberties organizations. He is a native of Denver. 

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