Adom Getachew

Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Political Science and the College

Pick Hall 513
773 834 8723
Students should book an appointment in advance at

Major Areas of Interest:

  • History of political thought
  • International law
  • Theories of empire and race
  • Black political thought and post-colonial political theory

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Gary Herrigel

Paul Klapper Professor in the College and Division of Social Sciences

Pick Hall 516
773 702 8067

Office Hours: Wednesday, 9:00am-11:00am

Major Areas of Interest:

  • Comparative political economy
  • Social theory
  • Economic sociology
  • Organizations
  • Governance
  • Europe, North America, Asia

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James Robinson

Reverend Dr. Richard L. Pearson Professor and University Professor, Faculty Director of the Pearson Institute

1307 East 60th Street, Room 2017
773 702 6364

On Leave 2022-2023

Anton Strezhnev

Assistant Professor

Pick 328

Major Areas of Interest: 

  • Quantitative methods
  • International political economy
  • Empirical legal studies

Nathan Tarcov

Karl J. Weintraub Professor in the College and the Division of Social Sciences

Foster Hall 316
773 702 8064

Major Areas of Interest:

  • Ancient political thought (Thucydides, Xenophon, Plato, Aristotle, Plutarch)
  • Modern political thought (Machiavelle, Locke, the American Founders, Strauss)
  • Education and family in political theory
  • Principles of US foreign policy

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