Megan Gallagher

Visiting Assistant Professor

Maxey Hall 133
509.527.4914

Education
PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, Political Science, 2014
MA, University of California, Los Angeles, Political Science, 2008
BA, Vassar College, French & Francophone Studies and Political Science, 2005 

Research and teaching interests

  • the history of political thought, especially early modern and modern
  • emotions and politics
  • the French Enlightenment
  • feminist political theory
  • politics and literature
  • postcolonial thought, especially with reference to French imperialism
  • print culture and the history of the book
  • republican political theory

Courses taught at Whitman
An Introduction to Ancient and Medieval Political Theory
An Introduction to Modern European Political Theory
Feminist Political Theory
Encounters: Transformations

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