Alexander Somek

I am currently professor of legal philosophy in the Faculty of Law, University of Vienna.

Prior to the present appointment, I held the Charles E. Floete Chair in Law in the College of Law, University of Iowa, and held visiting professorships at Princeton University and at the London School of Economics. I was a Law and Public Affairs fellow at Princeton in the academic year 2012/2013 and a fellow in the Institute for Advanced Study in Berlin during 2007/2008. Born and raised in Vienna, I spent a total of roughly 14 years in the US.