Massimo Renzo

Faculty Fellow 2014-2015

Center for Ethics


Massimo Renzo, Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Warwick, received his Ph.D. in philosophy of law from the University of Milan School of Law in in 2007. He works primarily in legal and political philosophy and is interested in problems relating to political authority, political obligation, and criminal law.

The co-editor of six books and journal issues including, most recently, The Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights (OUP, forthcoming), Professor Renzo also serves as an editor of the journal, Criminal Law and Philosophy. His work has appeared in a number of highly ranked academic journals including, Analysis, Philosophical Studies, The Philosophical Quarterly, and Social Philosophy and Policy. He has spent the year working on his research project, “State Legitimacy and Political Obligation.”

Education & Affiliations

  • Ph.D. in Philosophy of Law, University of Milan