Adom Getachew

Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Political Science and the College

Pick Hall 513
773 834 8723
Spring Quarter Office Hours: Mondays, 1:30-3:30 pm signup sheet on office 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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Patchen Markell

Associate Professor

Pick Hall 412
773 702 8057
Spring Quarter Office Hours: Tuesdays 3:00-5:00 pm

Major Areas of Interest:

  • Modern European political thought and philosophy
  • Twentieth-century American political thought and culture
  • The political thought of Hannah Arendt
  • Democratic theory
  • Critiques of capitalism
  • Classical political thought and its modern receptions

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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
Spring Quarter Office Hours: Mondays, 2:00-4:00 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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