Associate Professor at University of Tartu
Associate Professor of Political Theory at the University of Tartu. She has worked as a Visiting Scholar and Visiting Associate Professor at Harvard and Yale Universities. Her interests include early modern political philosophy, theories of human rights, self-determination of peoples, and nationalism. Piirimäe obtained her PhD at the University of Cambridge. She has published research articles and edited volumes, and is currently writing a book on Johann Gottfried Herder`s ideas on patriotism, cosmopolitanism and nationalism.