Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5346 USA
Tuesday, 2:30 to 4 p.m. and Thursday, 2 to 3:15 p.m.
And by appointment.
- Ph.D., University of California, 1992
- Contemporary political theory
- History of political thought
- Contemporary democratic theory
- The history of political sciences
Dr. Emily Hauptmann is a professor in the Department of Political Science at Western Michigan University. Hauptmann is also co-founder of 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)
- A Local History of the Political (Political Theory, 2004)
- From Opposition to Accommodation: How Rockefeller Foundation Grants Redefined Relations between Political Theory and Social Science in the 1950s (American Political Science Review, 2006)
- The Ford Foundation and the Rise of Behavioralism in Political Science (The Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 2012)
- “Propagandists for the Behavioral Sciences”: The Overlooked Partnership between the Carnegie Corporation and the SSRC in the Mid-Twentieth Century (The Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 2016)
- The Evolution of Political Theory in Berkeley in a Climate of Experiment and Secession (PS: Political Science & Politics, 2017)
- The Theorists’ Gambit: Kenneth Thompson’s Cultivation of Theoretical Knowledge about Politics during the Early Cold War (The International History Review, 2019)
Hauptmann is writing a book about the relation between external funding and conceptions of research and knowledge in postwar political science.