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Dooley, Kevin L

Kevin L. Dooley, Ph.D.

  • Department Chair
  • Associate Professor

Department: Political Science and Sociology

Office: Bey Hall 248

Office Hours: Fall 2021
Monday/Thursday, 11:30-12:30 pm

Phone: 732-571-4471

Email: kdooley@monmouth.edu


Dr. Dooley teaches courses in international relations and political theory. His current research looks at the democratic concept of the social contract and the way that many of its assumptions undermine traditionally-held views of political life. He is the author of four books. His most recent book is entitled, States of Nature and Social Contracts: The Metaphors of the Liberal Order

Education

Ph.D., Rutgers University

Books

Politics Still Matters: Globalization, Governance, and the Revival of Regional Minorities (2008)Why Politics Matters: An Introduction to Political Science (2012) Co-authored with Joseph N. Patten.

Allegories and Metaphors in Early Political Thought: From Plato to Machiavelli

Courses

Recently Taught Classes

2022 Fall

2022 Spring

  • Modern Political Thought – PS 222

2021 Fall

  • Model United Nations – PS 108

2021 Summer B

  • Introduction to Political Science: Power and Globalization – PS 101

2021 Summer A

  • Model United Nations – PS 108

2021 Spring

2020 Fall

  • Ethics in International Relations – PS 378
  • Introduction to Political Science: Power and Globalization – PS 101
  • Model United Nations – PS 108

2020 Summer E

  • International Relations – PS 102

2020 Summer A

  • Introduction to Political Science: Power and Globalization – PS 101

2019 Fall

  • Comparative European Governments – PS 361
  • Debating Globalization – FYPS 103
  • Introduction to Political Science: Power and Globalization – PS 101

2019 Summer E

  • Introduction to Sociology – SO 101

2019 Summer A

  • Introduction to Political Science: Power and Globalization – PS 101

2019 Spring

  • International Organizations – PS 382
  • Introduction to Political Science: Power and Globalization – PS 101
  • Reading and Research in Political Science – PS 299

Frequently Taught Classes

  • Comparative European Governments (PS 361)
  • Early Political Thought (PS 221)
  • Environmental Policy (PO 330, PS 330)
  • Ethics in International Relations (PS 378)
  • International Organizations (PS 382)
  • International Political Economy (PS 278, SO 278)
  • Introduction to Political Science (PS 101)
  • Introduction to Political Science: Power and Globalization (PS 101)
  • Model Un Conference (PS 383)
  • Model United Nations (PS 108)
  • Modern Political Thought (PS 222)
  • Political Theory I (PS 221)
  • Political Theory II (PS 222)
  • Reading and Research in Political Science (PS 299)
  • Readings and Research (PS 599)
  • Readings and Research in Political Science (PS 499)