Michelle T. Clarke
Assistant Professor of Government
B.A., Philosophy and Political Science, Tufts University
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Political Science, Yale University
Recent Publications and Working Papers:
- "Doing Violence to the Roman Idea of Liberty? Freedom as Bodily Integrity in Roman Political Thought," History of Political Thought, forthcoming.
- "The Mythologies of Contextualism: Method and Judgment in Skinner's Vision of Politics," Political Studies, Vol. 61, No. 4: forthcoming.
- "The Virtues of Republican Citizenship in Machiavelli's Discourses on Livy," Journal of Politics, Vol. 75, No. 2: 317-29, 2013.
- "Uprooting Nebuchadnezzar's Tree: Bacon's Criticism of Machiavellian Imperialism," Political Research Quarterly, Vol 61, No. 3: 367-78, 2008
- "On the Woman Question in Machiavelli," Review of Politics (Spring 2005)
Prizes and Fellowships:
- Walter and Constance Burke Junior Faculty Research Grant, 2007-present
- Rockefeller/McNulty Faculty Research Grant, 2008-2009
- Dewey Crawford '63 Endowment Fund for Forums in Professional Ethics, 2008-2009
- Dissertation awarded Departmental and University Distinction, 2007-2008
- Leylan Prize Fellowship in the Social Sciences, 2005-2006
- Earhart Foundation Fellowship, 2003-2005
- Newhouse Foundation Fellowship, 2003-2004
- Republicanism, ancient and modern
- Women and gender in the history of political thought
- Approaches to textual interpretation