Reader in Political and Legal Theory, University of East Anglia

Alexander Brown is a Reader in Political and Legal Theory at the University of East Anglia (UEA).

He received his PhD from the Department of Philosophy, University College London (UCL) (2005). He was a lecturer in political theory in the Department of Political Science at UCL (2005-9) before coming to UEA in September 2009.

Alexander’s current research interests fall within the following areas: contemporary Anglo-American political philosophy and public affairs, jurisprudence, and the history of political thought.

He is particularly focused on: hate speech (free speech and its limits); legitimate expectations in the field of public administration; personal responsibility; global resource inequality.

He is the author of four research monographs and numerous articles and chapters on issues of free speech, equality, personal responsibility, and legitimate expectations.


  • 2005 
    University College London, Philosophy