Geoffrey T. Sigalet

Politics, Ph.D. candidate

Graduate Associate

 130 Corwin Hall



Geoff Sigalet is a PhD. candidate in Public Law and Political Theory in the Princeton department of Politics.  He will be a Fellow at Stanford University's Constitutional Law Center for the 2016-17 academic year.

Geoff's dissertation focuses on developing a normative theory of dialogical or "weak" judicial review and constitutional interpretation.  In addition, he maintains a keen research interest in the History of Political Thought and serves as an Associate Editor of Interpretation: A Journal of Political Philosophy.

Before coming to Princeton Geoff earned his MA from McGill University (2011), writing his thesis on Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics and Politics under the supervision of Prof. Christina Tarnopolsky.  At McGill he was a fellow of the McGill Research Group on Constitutional Studies.  Geoff earned his BA (Hons) in Political Science and Philosophy from the University of Alberta (2009).  During the summer of 2008 Geoff worked for Canadian Federal and Provincial Interests in Washington D.C. as the research assistant to former Ambassador  Paul Frazer.  He is an active member of both the American Political Science Association (APSA) and the Canadian Political Science Association (CPSA).