Roni Hirsch

Roni Hirsch

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Roni Hirsch received her PhD in Political Science at the University of California, Los Angeles in 2017, with a concentration in political theory and the history and philosophy of science. Before coming to Harvard, she was a resident fellow at the Center for the History of Political Economy at Duke University and a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Safra Center for Ethics at Tel Aviv University. She currently holds a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Polonsky Academy at the Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem. Roni’s research takes a comparative look at the competing political-economic regimes of risk and property, and their implications for distributive justice. Her current manuscript, “The Price of Risk and Its Social Costs,” examines the development of early financial theory alongside the regulation of American financial markets between 1920-1970, as the foundation for late twentieth century conceptions of justice and democratic citizenship. Roni is the Tel Aviv University Exchange Fellow at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics.

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