- Bachelor of Arts, University of Toronto, 2002
- Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 2004
- Doctor of Philosophy, University of Chicago, 2010
JACOB SCHIFF, Assistant Professor of Politics received his B.A. from the University of Toronto, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He works at the intersections of political theory, international relations, phenomenology and literary criticism. His primary research area is contemporary political theory, and emphasizes issues of suffering, political responsibility and redemption in local and global contexts.