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Political Theory Faculty

Brooke A. Ackerly
Professor of Political Science
Professor of Human and Organizational Development (by courtesy)
Professor of Law (by courtesy)
Professor of Philosophy (by courtesy)              
Affiliated Faculty, Women’s and Gender Studies Program
Office Hours: Beginning September 4: Tuesdays 2-4, Wednesdays 1pm, and Thursdays 11am
Email
Website
615-322-6231
358 Commons Center
Specializations: Human Rights; Global Justice; Feminism; Environment; Methodology; Epistemic Justice
W. James Booth
Professor
Professor of Philosophy
Email
615-343-2491
341 Commons Center
Specializations: Memory, identity, justice; History of political philosophy
Charles H. T. Lesch
Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor of Political Science
Office Hours: Tuesdays 11:15 am - 1:15 pm or by appointment
Email
615-343-7032
345 Commons Center
Specializations: Contemporary Political Theory, History of Political Thought, Religion and Politics, Jewish Political Thought, Social Theory
Edward Rubin
University Professor
University Professor of Law
Office Hours: By appointment: email ed.rubin@vanderbilt.edu
Email
615-322-5620
356 Commons Center and 246 Law School
Specializations: Law; Administrative Governance; Legal Theory
Carrie Archie Russell
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Senior Lecturer
Director of Pre-Law Advising
Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm and by appointment. Students interested in pre-law advising office hours should contact Professor Russell via email.  
Email
615-322-5023
359 Commons Center
Specializations: Public Law, Identity Politics, Southern Politics