Emily Hauptmann

Emily Hauptmann
Professor of Political Science
Office: (269) 387-5695
Fax: (269) 387-4930
Location
3356 Friedmann Hall, Mail Stop 5346
Mailing address
Department of Political Science
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5346 USA
Education
Ph.D., University of California, 1992
Teaching interests
  • Contemporary political theory
  • History of political thought
Research interests
  • Contemporary democratic theory
  • The history of political sciences
  • Rational choice theory
Bio

Dr. Emily Hauptmann is a professor in the Department of Political Science at Western Michigan University. Hauptmann is also executive co-director for the Association of Political Theory, a professional association for political theorists and philosophers.

Hauptmann's publications include:

  • Putting Choice Before Democracy: A Critique of Rational Choice Theory (SUNY, 1996)
  • Can Less Be More? Leftist Deliberative Democrat's Critique of Participatory Democracy (Polity, 2001)
  • The Reasonable and Rational Capacities in Political Analysis (co-author Paul Clements, Politics and Society, 2002)

Hauptmann is writing a book about the changing meaning of political theory in the United States during the post-war period.