Martin Krygier is Gordon Samuels Professor of Law and Social Theory, Faculty of Law and Justice, UNSW Sydney, and Senior Research Fellow, Rule of Law Program, Central European University Democracy Institute, Budapest. He is a fellow of the Australian Academy of Social Sciences. He writes extensively for academic journals and journals of public debate, on the rule of law, law and social theory, and law and politics in central and eastern Europe. His present research is focused on anti-constitutionalist populism and the rule of law. In 2016 he was awarded the Dennis Leslie Mahoney Prize in Legal Theory. He has enjoyed invited fellowships and visiting professorships at numerous universities and institutes in Australia, Austria, Hungary, Israel, New Zealand, Poland, Spain, the United States, and the United Kingdom.
Books include Anti-Constitutional Populism, 2022 (co-ed.); Philip Selznick. Ideals in the World, 2012; Civil Passions, 2005; Spreading Democracy and the Rule of Law? 2006 (co-ed); Rethinking the Rule of Law after Communism, 2005 (co-ed); Legality and Community: On the Intellectual Legacy of Philip Selznick, 2002 (co-ed); The Rule of Law after Communism, 1999 (co-ed); Marxism and Communism: Posthumous Reflections on Politics, Society, and Law, 1994 (ed.); Between Fear and Hope. Hybrid thoughts on Public Values, 1997; Bureaucracy. The Career of a Concept, 1979 (co-ed). .
Recent articles include: ‘‘Władza utemperowana: Kulturowe osiągnięcie o uniwersalnym znaczeniu”’ [‘Well-Tempered Power. “A Cultural Achievement of Universal Significance”’] in Jacek Żakowski ed., Almanach 2023-2024, Warsaw, Fun2023, 153-85; ‘The Ideal of the Rule of Law and Private Power,’ in Mark Tushnet and Dimitry Kochenov, eds., Research Handbook on the Politics of Constitutional Law, 2023, 14-29; ‘Domestic Abuse: Populists and the Rule of Law,’ IWMpost Winter 2022, no. 130, 1; ‘Too Much Information,’ in Helge Dedek and William Twining, eds., Cosmopolitan Jurisprudence. Essays in Memory of H. Patrick Glenn, 2022, 117-42; ‘Illiberalism and the Rule of Law,’ in András Sajó, Renata Uitz and Stephen Holmes, eds., Routledge Handbook on Illiberalism, 2021, 533-53; ‘The Spirit of Constitutionalism,’ J. Urbanik and A. Bodnar, eds., Περιμένοντας τους Bαρβάρους. Law in the days of Constitutional Crisis. Studies offered to Mirosław Wyrzykowski, 2021, 343-58; ‘Democracy and the Rule of Law,’ in Jens Meierhenrich and Martin Loughlin, eds., Cambridge Companion to the Rule of Law, 2021, 406-24; ‘An Ecumenical Sensibility,’ in Paul van Seters, ed., The Anthem Companion to Philip Selznick, 2021, 189-212.