Joshua Foa Dienstag

Joshua Foa Dienstag

Professor of Law and Political Science
B.A. Harvard, 1986
M.A. Princeton, 1989
Ph.D. Princeton, 1993
UCLA Faculty Since 2010

J. Dienstag

What can film tell us about law and its limits? Law is primarily a profession of spoken and written words. And yet law and lawyers have always been subjects that have fascinated filmmakers and their...

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J. Dienstag

This course will examine the important trends in European political and constitutional theory in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, that is, the political theory that was current and...

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J. Dienstag

This class explores the fundamental principles that underlie theories of human rights and asks to what extent such principles also require rights for animals (and perhaps nature more generally)....

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