Modern Political Theory


Name: Christopher Baldwin
Paper Title: Aristophanes’ Tragi-Comic Political Realism in the Knights
Institution: Southeast Missouri State University
Professional Status: Assistant Professor
Professional Email: cebaldwin2014@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Friday Morning


Name: Jonathan Bruno
Paper Title:
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Name: Kimberley Burns
Paper Title: Rousseau's Religious Project
Institution: University of Dallas
Professional Status: Adjunct Professor
Professional Email: kimberley.j.burns@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Be a discussant
When can you volunteer? Friday Afternoon


Name: Peter Busch
Paper Title: An Augustinian Defense of the Nation-State? Pierre Manent and the Mediation of Humanity
Institution: Villanova University
Professional Status: Assistant Professor
Professional Email: peter.busch@villanova.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Be a discussant
When can you volunteer? Saturday Morning


Name: Joseph Cobetto
Paper Title: Appellate Judges as Tribunes?: Appellate Judicial Elections, Campaign Expenditures and Executive-Judicial Relations in the States
Institution: University of Missouri, Columbia
Professional Status: Graduate Student
Professional Email: ussenator@hotmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Saturday Afternoon


Name: Kevin Costa
Paper Title:
Institution: Radio France Internationale
Professional Status: Practitioner
Professional Email: KevinCosta@alumni.brown.edu
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When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Adam Dan`el
Paper Title: La fortuna di Trump
Institution: Ben Gurion University, Sapir College
Professional Status: Associate Professor
Professional Email: adamdd@uchicago.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Matthew Dinan
Paper Title: Kierkegaard's Ironic Alternative to Hegel in Fear and Trembling
Institution: St. Thomas University (Canada)
Professional Status: Assistant Professor
Professional Email: mdinan@stu.ca
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When can you volunteer? Friday Afternoon


Name: Bernard Dobski
Paper Title: “Personal Recollections” on the Divine Right of Kings: Mark Twain on the Theological-Political Problem
Institution: Assumption College
Professional Status: Associate Professor
Professional Email: bdobski@assumption.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Friday Afternoon


Name: Alexander Duff
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Name: Emily Ferkaluk
Paper Title: Imperial Problems of Domestic Policy: How Alexis de Tocqueville Discusses Empire in “On the Penitentiary System in the United States and Its Application to France.”
Institution: Cedarville University
Professional Status: Assistant Professor
Professional Email: emilykferkaluk@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Saturday Morning


Name: Steven Forde
Paper Title: The virtue of Strife in Hesiod’s Works and Days
Institution: University of North Texas
Professional Status: Full Professor
Professional Email: forde@unt.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Saturday Afternoon


Name: David Fott
Paper Title: Cicero on the Order of Rank between Theoretical and Practical Wisdom
Institution: University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Professional Status: Full Professor
Professional Email: dsfott@yahoo.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Bjorn Gomes
Paper Title: Mandeville on Recognition
Institution: Columbia University
Professional Status: Graduate Student
Professional Email: bwg2107@columbia.edu
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Name: Guillermo Graíño
Paper Title: Blaise Pascal on the Political Role of Philosophy
Institution: Universidad Francisco de Vitoria / Villanova University
Professional Status: Associate Professor
Professional Email: ggraino@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: John Grove
Paper Title: Absolutism, Equality, and Moral Perception in Burke’s American Writings
Institution: Lincoln Memorial University
Professional Status: Assistant Professor
Professional Email: john.grove@lmunet.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Aaron Herold
Paper Title: Tocqueville's Religious Statesmanship
Institution: SUNY Geneseo
Professional Status: Assistant Professor
Professional Email: alherold@gmail.com
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When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: John Hungerford
Paper Title: Aristotle on the Distinction between Natural and Conventional Rule in the Politics
Institution: Boston College
Professional Status: Graduate Student
Professional Email: john.hungerford@bc.edu
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When can you volunteer? Friday Afternoon


Name: Dhruv Jain
Paper Title: Virtù, Fortuna and Atomic Motion: A Lucretian Reinterpretation of Machiavelli
Institution: York University
Professional Status: Graduate Student
Professional Email: jaindhruv@hotmail.com
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When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Douglas Jarvis
Paper Title: Globalization as Universal Challenge to the Human Family? An Historical-Sociological Comparison of Confucius and Socrates on Ancestral Loyalty
Institution: Independent Scholar
Professional Status: Practitioner
Professional Email: dejarvis18@gmail.com
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Name: Michael Korzi
Paper Title: “One Who So Lightly Regards Constitutional Principles”: William Howard Taft and the Rooseveltian Threat of 1912
Institution: Towson University
Professional Status: Full Professor
Professional Email: mkorzi@towson.edu
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When can you volunteer? Friday Afternoon


Name: Phillip Logan
Paper Title: Taking African American Politics Seriously; Thinking Beyond Racial Justice
Institution: Temple University
Professional Status: Graduate Student
Professional Email: phillip.logan1@gmail.com
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When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Romulus Maier
Paper Title: Existentialist Politics: Václav Havel and the Redemption of Heideggerian Political Thought and Practice
Institution: University of Connecticut
Professional Status: Adjunct Professor
Professional Email: rommaier@gmail.com
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Name: Briana McGinnis
Paper Title: Democratic Housekeeping: Domestic Service Relational Equality in American History
Institution: McGill University
Professional Status: Adjunct Professor
Professional Email: blm28@georgetown.edu
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When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: J. J. Mulhern
Paper Title: A Different Politics of Aristotle? The Influence of Translation on Interpretation
Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Professional Status: Adjunct Professor
Professional Email: johnjm11@verizon.net
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Friday Afternoon


Name: Joyce Mullan
Paper Title: Speaking Truth to Power: The Women speak up in Lysistrata
Institution: Stevens Institute of Technology
Professional Status: Assistant Professor
Professional Email: Joyce_Mullan@msn.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Saturday Afternoon


Name: Andrew Norris
Paper Title: Skepticism and Critique in Arendt and Cavell
Institution: University of California, Santa Barbara
Professional Status: Associate Professor
Professional Email: anorris@polsci.ucsb.edu
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Name: Judd Owen
Paper Title: The Problem of Law in Aristotle's Politics
Institution: Emory University
Professional Status: Associate Professor
Professional Email: jjowen@emory.edu
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Name: Tomer Perry
Paper Title: Deliberative Democratic Justice
Institution: Harvard University
Professional Status: Adjunct Professor
Professional Email: tperry@ethics.harvard.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Jennifer Phillips
Paper Title: Hermeneutic Inquiry in Conversation with Just War Theory: Finding Meaning in a Post-Conflict Society
Institution: Georgetown University (DLS Graduate '16) and Humanitarian Advisor to the Military (USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance)
Professional Status: Practitioner
Professional Email: jenn.leigh.phillips@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Saturday Afternoon