Adjunct Assistant Professor
Annie Hewitt received a BA in philosophy from Vassar College and a PhD from the government department London School of Economics. Her work began in classical Greek political philosophy but is increasingly interdisciplinary, exploring the intersection of literature, history and philosophy.
She has taught a range of courses in the humanities at universities in NYC, Hanoi, London, Rome as well as at an art academy in Florence. For a number of years, she has been a member of the faculty of John Jay’s Prison to College Pipeline Program, teaching classes at a prison in upstate New York. Her prison teaching continued abroad at a correctional facility in Italy.
She has published articles on a number of topics, including epieikeia and justice in Aristotle and the on relationship between poetry and political theory. Currently, she is working on a translation of a book about nonviolence in the classical world.