Martin Krygier is Gordon Samuels Professor of Law and Social Theory, UNSW Sydney; Senior Research Fellow, Rule of Law Program, CEU Democracy Institute, and Honorary Professor at the School of Global Governance, Australian National University. He is a fellow of the Australian Academy of Social Sciences. His publications include Spreading Democracy and the Rule of Law?; Rethinking the Rule of Law after Communism; Community and Legality; The Rule of Law after Communism; Marxism and Communism; Philip Selznick. Ideals in the World; Civil Passions; Between Fear and Hope. Hybrid Thoughts on Public Values and Bureaucracy: The Career of a Concept. He writes extensively on the rule of law, and law and politics in central and eastern Europe. His present research is focused on anti-constitutionalist populism. In 2016 he was awarded the Dennis Leslie Mahoney Prize in Legal Theory and in 2020 became a Member of the Order of Australia.