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Matthew Clayton

Professor of Political Theory

Tel: 024 765 23305
Room: D1.08

During the Term my Advice and Feedback Hours will be:
Wednesdays: 11am—Noon
Fridays: 2pm—3pm
These will take place online via Microsoft Teams. Please book a 10-minute appointment here.


I joined PAIS in 2002. Before Warwick, I worked in the Department of Philosophy and the Human Rights Centre at the University of Essex and in the Department of Government at Brunel University. I work on distributive justice, the foundations of liberal political thought, and also certain kinds of applied philosophy, such as the philosophy of upbringing and education. My publications include Justice and Legitimacy in Upbringing (Oxford University Press, 2006) and two co-edited books: The Ideal of Equality (Palgrave, 2002), and Social Justice (Blackwell, 2004).