John Tomasi, D.Phil.

Heterodox Academy

John Tomasi is a political philosopher who earned his graduate degrees at Oxford University. He has held teaching and research positions at Princeton, Stanford and Harvard Universities. Tomasi was for many years the Romeo Elton 1843 Professor of Natural Theology at Brown University. In January of 2022, Tomasi left his (comfortable!) chair at Brown to become the first President of Heterodox Academy in NYC.


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