Department of Political Studies

Department of Political Studies
Department of Political Studies

The Department of Political Studies Presents

The J.A. Corry Lecture


Donald L. Horowitz, Duke University

Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Location: Humphrey Auditorium, Humphrey Hall, 62 Arch Street

ALL Welcome. We hope to see you there.


Donald L. Horowitz is the James B. Duke Professor of Law and Political Science Emeritus at Duke University. He is the author of seven books, including The Courts and Social Policy (1977), which won the Louis Brownlow Award of the National Academy of Public Administration, Ethnic Groups in Conflict (1985, 2000); A Democratic South Africa? Constitutional Engineering in a Divided Society (1991), which won the Ralph Bunche Prize of the American Political Science Association, and The Deadly Ethnic Riot (2001). His most recent book is Constitutional Change and Democracy in Indonesia, published in 2013 by Cambridge University Press.

Professor Horowitz has been a Visiting Professor and Research Fellow at numerous institutions all over the globe. Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1993, Professor Horowitz served as President of the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy from 2007 to 2010. In 2009, he was presented with the Distinguished Scholar Award of the Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Migration Section of the International Studies Association. In 2011, he was awarded an honorary doctoral degree by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, the Flemish-speaking Free University of Brussels, for his work on ethnic conflict. In 2013, he was a Siemens Prize Fellow of the American Academy in Berlin. In September 2013, he became Senior Fellow at the International Forum for Democratic Studies at the National Endowment for Democracy in Washington