Daniel Cullen teaches political philosophy and the humanities and directs (with Stephen Wirls) The Project for the Study of Liberal Democracy, which promotes civic education through liberal education, with special attention to the philosophic sources of modern democracy. Cullen is the author of Freedom in Rousseau′s Political Philosophy and several essays on Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Montaigne, democratic theory, and liberal education. His is editor and contributor to Liberal Education and Liberal Democracy(forthcoming from Lexington Books). His most recent essay is "Freedom, Religion, and Social Unity: Another Rousseauian Paradox" which will appear next year in On Religious Liberty. His is also at work on Nature and Nation: American Democracy in the Mirror of Rousseau.


Ph.D., Boston College
M.A., Dalhousie University