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Arturo Chang

Program Area(s):  Political Theory; Law and Politics; American Politics

Regional Specialization(s):  Latin America; United States

Dissertation Title:

Imagining America: International Commiseration and National Revolution in the Modern Post-Colony

Dissertation Committee:  James Farr (Chair), Mary Dietz, Loubna El-Amine, Paul Ramirez (History)

Interest(s): Comparative Political Theory; Post-Colonial Political Thought; Insurgency and Revolution; Nation-Building; Politics of Mass Identity; Popular Political Thought.

Conference Presentations:

  • American Political Science Association 2019 - September, "Anahuac & Rome: Pan-American Considerations, Indigenous Cosmologies, and Republican Revolution in Nascent Mexico"; "Sublime, Mortal, and Rare: Rousseau's Politics of Transformative Authority and Self-Authored Freedom"
  • Southern Political Science Association 2019 - January, "Motivated Force and the Imaginative Enterprise of Power Politics: Binding Realism and Utopia with E.H. Carr and Hannah Arendt."
  • American Political Science Association 2018 - September, "The Economic and Social Roots of Populist Rebellion: Support for Donald Trump in 2016"; "Motivated Force and the Imaginative Enterprise of Power Politics: Binding Realism and Utopia with E.H. Carr and Hannah Arendt."

Awards:

  • 2019-2020 Franke Graduate Fellowship, Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities
  • 2015 Mellon Foundation Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Studies
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