Visiting Assistant Professor
P.J. Brendese is a political theorist in the Department of Political Science at Haverford College where he is a visiting assistant professor. He received his Ph.D. in political science from Duke University in 2005. He has studied at the University of Paris, Sorbonne, The University of California, Santa Cruz, the University at Albany, Siena College and The Center for Cross Cultural Study in Seville, Spain. Before joining the faculty at Haverford, he taught at Duke University, Penn State University, The College of William & Mary and Bates College. His research interests include the politics of memory, race & transitional justice, critical theories of power and freedom, democratic theory, and political theology. P.J. Brendese's work has been supported by grants and fellowships. His articles and reviews have appeared in journals, edited volumes, and the popular media. He is the recipient of several awards for excellence in undergraduate education. Recent course offerings span ancient and modern political thought, contemporary continental theory, comparative political theory, American political thought, political theology, and transitional justice.
Courses: Spring 2013, Haverford