Russell Hardin

Former Carnegie Council Treasurer and Former Trustee


Russell Hardin (1940-2017) was professor of politics at New York University. He edited the journal Ethics (University of Chicago) for a decade and previously was a distinguished professor at both Stanford and NYU.

Hardin authored many books on ethics and social theory, published by the university presses of Oxford, Princeton, Johns Hopkins, and the University of Chicago. He was a Rhodes Scholar, a Guggenheim Fellow, and was been honored by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences.