Jennifer G. Pitts

 

Department of Political Science <br>University of Chicago

Affiliated Faculty

 243 Corwin Hall

 Curriculum Vitae

 jpitts@uchicago.edu

 (773) 702-8868

Date archived: June 1, 2007
Jennifer Pitts is writing a book about the development of international law in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and in particular about the development of ideas about Europe's legal relations with states and peoples outside Europe (tentatively titled "Boundaries of the International"). Her research and teaching interests include modern political and social thought, particularly British and French thought of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, empire, international law, and international justice. She is the author of A Turn to Empire (Princeton University Press, 2005), and editor and translator of Alexis de Tocqueville: Writings on Empire and Slavery (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001).