Neem is Associate Professor of History at Western Washington University, where he is also president of the faculty senate. A graduate of Brown University, he did his doctoral work on American history at the University of Virginia. He is the author of Creating a Nation of Joiners: Democracy and Civil Society in Early National Massachusetts (Harvard, 2008) and has written widely in the popular press on educational reform.
Neem’s talk is open to the public and all are welcome to attend. His talk sponsored by the George Washington Forum.
Tomasi is Professor of political science at Brown University, where he is the founder and director of Brown’s Political Theory Project. Having taught at Brown since 1993, he earned his D.Phil. in political philosophy from the Univeristy of Oxford and has held visiting positions at Princeton, Stanford, Harvard and Arizona. The author of more than two dozen articles and book hapters, he has also written Liberalism Beyond Justice (Princeton, 2001) and, most recently, Free Market Fairness (Princeton, 2012). He is currently completing a book entitled, A Bleeding-Heart History of Libertarianism.