We're hiring and our faculty wants to hear from you!
We have several opportunities for students to grab lunch with a prospective CU Denver political science professor coming up soon!
All of the lunches with the candidates take place in the same room - the Political Science Library, Student Commons Building Room 3216.
Thursday, February 9th - 12:15-1:15pm - Dr. Alison Staudinger
Dr. Alison Staudinger teaches Gender, Law, American Political Thought, and Political Theory at the University of Wisconsin. She specializes in in political theory and public law, and her dissertation centered on "[criticizing] the idea of a liberal democratic public sphere that fails to account for the importance of work, an important focus point for understanding race, class and gender and their bearing on political membership."
Dr. Staudinger is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities grant to teach a freshman seminar on work and audio storytelling.
Tuesday, February 14th - 11:45am-12:45pm - Dr. Chad Shomura
Dr. Shomura teaches at Johns Hopkins University: The Bad Good Life: Cruel Optimisms, Bad, Romances, and Other Political Depressions; Poetics and Politics of Sex: Intimacy and its Discontents; and Impasse Matters: The Politics of Unmaking Lives.
Dr. Shomura is also the author of the book The Bad Good Life.
For more on Dr. Shomura, please visit: www.chadshomura.com
Thursday, February 16th - from 11:45am-12:45pm - Dr. Menaka Philips
Dr. Menaka Philips teaches Political Theory with concentrations in Western political thought, democratic theory, and feminist and gender studies at Tulane University.
Her current research interests include: "an examination of JS Mill's and Karl Marx’s writings on imperialism; a study of feminist receptions of Harriet Taylor Mill; and a book manuscript provisionally titled A Crisis of Certainty, which examines the interpretive practices surrounding scholarly investigations of liberalism."