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Edward Gimbel
Associate Professor

  • Office Location: Laurentide Hall 5131
  • Phone: (262) 472-1532
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Ph.D., Political Science, University of Minnesota, 2010
M.A., Political Science, University of Minnesota, 2008
B.S., Political Science, University of Iowa, 2001

Current position

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Research interests

The History of Political Thought, Ancient-Contemporary; Philosophy of Social Science; International Relations Theory; Ethics in International Relations/Human Rights

Courses Taught

Introduction to Political Theory, American Political Thought, Ancient and Medieval Political Thought, Modern Political Thought, Contemporary Political Thought, Global Perspectives

Select Publications

“Phronetic Social Science in Theory, in Practice.” Perspectives on Politics, Volume  11, Issue 04, December 2013, pp 1139-1143.

“The Golden Mean and the Golden Hammer: Phronesis and Method in Contemporary Social Science.” Polity, Volume 46, Issue 2, April 2014, 274-295.

“Interpretation and Objectivity: A Gadamerian Reevaluation of Max Weber's Social Science.” Political Research Quarterly, Volume 69, Issue 1, March 2016, 72-82.