UCLA Political Science Department
My Students at UCLA
Keith Topper, “Sciences of Uncertainty: Perspectives on Naturalism, Politics and Power”, Ph.D. 1994.
Currently: Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of California, Irvine
Book: The Disorder of Political Inquiry, Harvard University Press, 2005.

Tim Gaffaney, "Freedom, Democratic Citizenship, and the Problem of Poverty", Ph.D. 1997.
Currently: Working for a private company in Los Gatos, CA [Previously: Research Director, Democratic Policy Committee, United States Senate]
Book: Freedom for the Poor: Welfare and the Foundations of Democratic Citizenship, Westview Press, 2000.

John Medearis, "Democracy in Joseph Schumpeter's Social and Political Thought", Ph.D. 1998.
Currently: Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside.
Book: Schumpeter’s Two Theories of Democracy, Harvard University Press, 2001 (received the Thomas J. Wilson Memorial Prize, Harvard University Press).

Dan O'Neill, "A Revolution in Morals and Manners: The Burke-Wollstonecraft Debate", Ph.D. 1999.
Currently: Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Florida, Gainesville
Book: The Burke-Wollstoncraft Debate: Savagery, Civilization, and Democracy, Penn State University Press, 2007

Helena Wong, "Negotiating Gender: The Women's Movement for Legal Reform in Colonial Hong Kong", Ph.D. 2000.
Currently: Department of General Education, Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Elected member of Hong Kong Legislative Council.

Michael Goodhart, "Democracy Without Limits: Human Rights and the Democratization of the Global Order", Ph.D. 2000.
Currently: Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Pittsburgh University
Book: Democracy as Human Rights: Freedom and Equality in the Age of Globalization, Routledge, 2005

Jason Caro, "More Freedom", Ph.D. 2000.
Currently: Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Houston.
Book: The Origins of Free Peoples

Andrew Lister, "Understanding the Burdens of Judgment: Moral Pluralism, Causal Ambiguity, and the Limits of Consequentialist Public Reason", Ph.D. 2001.
Currently: Associate Professor, Department of Political Studies, Queen's University, Ontario, Canada

Shira Tarrant, "Confronting the Bonds of Ideology" Feminist Social and Political Theory, 1945-1965", PhD 2001.
Currently: Associate Professor, Department of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, California State University, Long Beach
Book: When Sex Became Gender, Routledge, 2006

Mary McThomas, "The Right to Privacy: Individual Liberty, Property Interests and the Dual System of Privacy Rights in the United States", Ph.D 2007
Currently: Assistant Professor, California State University, Channel Islands.
Book: The Dual System of Privacy Rights in the United States

Mark Kaswan, "The Politics of Happiness and Practice of Democracy", Ph.D 2010
Currently: Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Texas, Brownsville
and Beyster Fellow, School of Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers University

Stephen On, "Securing Freedom: A Systematic and Comprehensive Approach to Addressing Violence against Women in the Private Sphere", Ph.D. 2011
Currently: Assistant Professor, Institute of Political Science, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

Emily Hallock , "Between Anarchy and Leviathan: A Return to Voluntarist Political Obligation", Ph.D. 2013.
Currently: Lecturer, Department of Political Science, UCLA.