Christopher R. Hallenbrook, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor
 Political Science
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Areas of Expertise

Political Philosophy, Elections, Political Obligation (When and Why We Obey the State)

Professional Background

Dr. Hallenbrook teaches courses in political theory, American politics, and constitutional law. His research focuses on conceptions of political obligation in the Anglo-American world, as well as how political theory informs modern public policy debates (including gun control and climate change policy). His work has been published by the Review of Politics and Critical Policy Studies.


Ph.D. and M.A., Political Theory, UC Davis

B.A., Political Science and History, Bridgewater State University

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