Hugh Liebert is a Professor of American Politics in the Department of Social Sciences at the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, where he teaches courses in political philosophy, American politics, and civil-military relations.

Dr. Liebert is the author of Plutarch’s Politics (2016, Cambridge University Press), which won the Delba Winthrop Award for Excellence in Political Science. He has also edited several volumes: Executive Power in Theory and Practice (2012, Palgrave Macmillan); Thinking Beyond Boundaries: Transnational Challenges to U.S. Foreign Policy (2014, Johns Hopkins University Press); American Grand Strategy and the Future of U.S. Landpower (2014, U.S. Army War College Press); What Is the Worst That Can Happen? The Politics and Policy of Crisis Management (2016, Sloan); and Confronting Inequality: Wealth, Rights, and Power (2016, Sloan). His articles have appeared in History of Political ThoughtReview of Politics, and Armed Forces & Society.

He received his BA from Harvard University and his MA and PhD from the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago.