Templeton Fellows

Eight Adam Smith Templeton Fellows have been appointed, funded by the John Templeton Foundation

Eight Adam Smith Templeton Fellows were appointed as part of Adam Smith 300, funded by the John Templeton Foundation.​

During Smith’s tercentenary year, the Templeton Fellows have brought Smith into conversation with the big questions of today through globally focussed events. Some are Smith experts, whilst others have interests that explore Smithian ideas from a variety of disciplinary and ideological backgrounds.

The Templeton Fellows are:

  • Deirdre Nansen McCloskey, Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
  • Chandran Kukathas, Dean and Lee Kong Chian Chair Professor of Political Science at School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University.
  • Ryan Hanley, Professor of Political Science, Boston College
  • Jacob T. Levy, Tomlinson Professor of Political Theory at McGill University
  • Emma Rothschild, Jeremy and Jane Knowles, Professor of History at Harvard University
  • Lisa Hill, Professor of Politics at the University of Adelaide
  • Professor Sir John Kay, Fellow of St John’s College, Oxford
  • Christel Fricke, Professor of Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, University of Oslo

Each Fellow has brought Smith into conversation with the big questions of today, offering a different insight into the man and his ideas.

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