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Music composer Katherine Balch named Vickie Sullivan, Professor of Political Theory, as one of her mentors, equally as important as her music teachers.
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Dennis Rasmussen, Associate Professor of Political Theory, has a new book, The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship That Shaped Modern Thought (Princeton University Press) and it was just named Book of the Week by Times Higher Education! Learn more about Professor Rasmussen's amazing new book and read an interview with the author.

Richard Eichenberg, Associate Professor of Foreign Policy, wrote for the Chicago Council on Foreign Affairs about the demographics in the US that support a feminist foreign policy for the country.
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