History of Political Thought

Key Publications:

  • Domestic Colonies: The Turn Inward to Colony
  • John Locke and America: The Defence of English Colonization
  • 'Disability, Self Image and Modern Political Theory', Political Theory, 2009.

Current projects: Jeremy Bentham, Pauperism, Colonialism and Imperialism

See Barbara Arneil's full profile here

Key Publications: 

  • “Hannah Arendt reads Carl Schmitt’s The Nomos of the Earth: a dialogue on law and geopolitics from the margins,” European Journal of Political Theory, 2017.
  • “Hannah Arendt liest Carl Schmitts Der Nomos der Erde: Ein Dialog über Gesetz und Geopolitik anhand ihrer Marginalien,” HannahArendt.net Zeitschrift für politisches Denken, 2016.
  • “Hannah Arendt reads Carl Schmitt’s The Nomos of the Earth: a dialogue on law and geopolitics from the margins,” European Journal of Political Theory, 2017.

Current courses: Topics in Political Theory: Contested Territory

Current research projects: “Westphalia and the Hidden Tradition of Contested Territory,” (book chapter and working paper).

See Anna Jurkevics's full profile here   

Key Publications:

  • "Toleration without Hate Speech: The Keegstra Decision, American Free Speech, and Locke's Letter," Canadian Journal of Political Science, 2015
  • "Selling Oneself Into Slavery: Mill and Paternalism," Political Studies, 1987

See Samuel LaSelva's full profile here   

Key Publications:

  • Nietzsche and Political Thought, 1988.
  • “Max Weber’s Liberalism for a Nietzschean World.” American Political Science Review, 1988.
  • “Liberal Constitutionalism as Ideology: Marx and Habermas.” Political Theory, 1989.

See Mark Warren's full profile here   

Key Publications: 

Kantian democracy: interdependence, legitimacy, and progress.” Telos, 2019.

Courses this year: POLI 521A Political Theory: Politics of Intersectionality

See Afsoun Afsahi's full profile here   

Key Publications:

  • Rereading Power and Freedom in J.S. Mill
  • Editor: Isaiah Berlin and the Politics of Freedom: ‘Two Concepts of Liberty’ 50 years Later

See Bruce Baum's full profile here