Nathan Tarcov is a professor of social thought and political science at the University of Chicago. Professor Tarcov has been recognized for excellence in undergraduate teaching, receiving the University’s Quantrell Award in 1997.

Professor Nathan Tarcov’s scholarly interests include history of political theory, education and family in political theory, and principles of U.S. foreign policy. He has published numerous books such as Locke’s Education for LibertyMachiavelli’s Discourses on Livy, and The Legacy of Rousseau. He is also a Director of the Political Theory Workshop and the Leo Strauss Center.