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Project Collaborator

Julie Cooper

Senior Lecturer, Department of Political Science Tel Aviv University


Julie Cooper's research interests include the history of political theory; early modern political theory (especially Hobbes and Spinoza); secularism and secularization; Jewish political thought; and modern Jewish thought. She is the author of Secular Powers: Humility in Modern Political Thought (Chicago, 2013). Her work has appeared in journals including Review of Politics, The Historical Journal, Political Theory, and Jewish Quarterly Review. Her most recent book project, tentatively entitled Politics Without Sovereignty? Exile, State, and Territory in Jewish Thought, examines modern attempts to reimagine and rehabilitate Judaism’s national and political dimensions.