Adrian Pabst is a political theorist and a theologian. Currently he is Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Kent, UK as well as Visiting Professor at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Lille (Sciences Po) and at IBS Moscow.
After studying economics at Cambridge, European Studies at the LSE and political philosophy in Paris, Adrian completed his doctoral dissertation in philosophy of religion and political theory at Cambridge. From 2007 to 2009, he held a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship at the University of Nottingham.
Adrian has published widely, including a number of books, edited collections and articles in leading international journals. Most recently, he is the author of Metaphysics: The Creation of Hierarchy (Wm.B. Eerdmans, 2012) as well as the editor of The Crisis of Global Capitalism: Pope Benedict XVI's social encyclical and the future of political economy (Wipf & Stock, 2011) and The Good Life in Common: Europe beyond the crisis of instrumental reason (Venice: Marcianum Press, 2011). Currently he is writing The Politics of Virtue.
Since 2007, Adrian has been Associate Editor of the journal TELOS and Fellow of the Centre of Theology and Philosophy. In 2012 he was appointed Trustee of The ResPublica Trust, an independent, non-partisan think-tank based in London where he works on alternative political economies.
For the past ten years, Adrian has also been writing regularly for the comment and op-ed pages of the International Herald Tribune, The Guardian, The Moscow Times, The National, The Huffington Post and Les Echos on geo-politics, political economy, Europe and religion.