Political Theory and Political Philosophy

Political thought of dissident intellectuals, perspectives of deliberative democracy, democratic theory, liberalism, Marxism and the state, Communism and the Cold War.

Faculty Research Focus

  • Political thought of dissident intellectuals
  • Democratic theory
  • Marxism and the State

Current Research Projects

  • The Spectre of Velvet Revolution: Dissidents, International Civil Society and post-Communist Authoritarianism

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Research Interests

The College will consider any research topic that interests potential PhD students; however, students will benefit from researching in areas that align with the College’s strengths. Please contact us to discuss your PhD topic.

Alternatively you may contact one of our academics below to discuss your area of interest.