Jeffrey Stout

Jeffrey Stout joined the Department in 1975. He is the author of The Flight from Authority, Ethics after Babel, and Democracy and Tradition, and co-edited Grammar and Grace: Reformulations of Aquinas and Wittgenstein. His most recent book is Blessed Are the Organized: Grassroots Democracy in America. In 2009 he received Princeton University’s Graduate Mentoring Award. In 2010 he received the President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching. Stout’s interests include theories of religion, ethics, social criticism, political thought, modern theology, and film. He served as president of the American Academy of Religion in 2007.