Adom Getachew

Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Political Science and the College

Pick Hall 513
773 834 8723
Autumn Quarter Office Hours: Mondays 2:00-4:00 pm (sign up sheet on door)

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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Nathan Tarcov

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

Foster Hall 316
773 702 8064
Autumn Quarter Office Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays 3:00-4:00 pm

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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Lisa Wedeen

Mary R. Morton Professor of Political Science

Pick Hall 414
773 702 8065
Autumn Quarter Office Hours: Mondays, 2:00-4:00 pm

Wilder House 202
773 702 0250

Major Areas of Interest:

  • Comparative politics
  • Middle East
  • Political theory
  • Feminist theory
  • Qualitative methods

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