Daniel Robinson

Daniel Robinson (1937-2018) was a Distinguished Professor, Emeritus, at Georgetown University for 30 years, and was a member of the philosophy faculty at Oxford University. Before that, he was Adjunct Professor of psychology at Columbia University, and he held positions at Amherst College and at Princeton University.

Robinson was a regular lecturer at the James Wilson Institute’s Senior Seminars and Fellowships from 2013 to 2018, where he taught and inspired many young lawyers, scholars, and appellate judges.

Robinson earned his Ph.D. from City University of New York and served as president of two divisions of the American Psychological Association, where he received the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Distinguished Contribution Award. He was also the author or editor of over 40 books on topics such as the constitutional history of the U.S., philosophy, and psychology, editor of the Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, and published widely on the constitutional history of the U.S. and its philosophical foundations.


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