department of political science
Dissertations Defended During 2012-2013
Shilo Shadid Brooks
"The Cultural Crisis of Modernity and its Remedy According to Nietzsche"
"From Self-Interest to Virtue: On the Moral Imagination in Rousseau's Emile."
Dissertations Defended During 2011-2012
Daniel E. Burns
"St. Augustine on the Nature and Limits of Human Law."
"Motives Beyond Fear: Thucydides on Honor, Vengeance, and Liberty."
"Montesquieu on the Geography and History of Political Liberty."
"Why the Bush Doctrine Failed: And How An Inadequate Understanding of Liberal Democracy and the Islamic Resurgence Continues to Cripple U.S. Foreign Policy."
Brenna R. Strauss
"Aristotle and Plato on the Education of Women and the Spartan Regime."