Annabelle Lever

Professeure des universités
University Professor

After teaching political theory in America, (University of Rochester New York; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Harvard), Annabelle taught for several years in England, (University of Reading, London School of Economics) before joining the Political Science Department at the University of Geneva. She joined the Ecole Doctorale,Sciences Po in September, 2017, and became a member of Cevipof. She is a co-editor of the Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy; and a member of the editorial board of theEuropean Journal of Political Theory, and of Raison Politique. Her research on democratic theory, contemporary political theory, ethics and public policy, on security, privacy and intellectual property has been published in Philosophy and Public Affairs, The British Journal of Political Science, Perspectives on Politics, the Journal of Applied Philosophy and CRISPP. ( She is the author of On Privacy and A Democratic Conception of Privacy, and the editor of New Frontiers in the Philosophy of Intellectual Property, and co-editor of The Routledge Handbook of Ethics and Public Policy and of Ideas That Matter. Since 2011, she has worked as an ‘ethics expert’ for the EU’s DG Research, and for national research agencies in Ireland, Estonia and Switzerland.

Research Fields

Epistemic Democracy, Sexual and Racial Justice, Ethics of Security

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