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Nicholas Tampio, Associate Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
M.A., Indiana University
B.A., New College of Florida

665 Faber Hall
441 East Fordham Road
Department of Political Science
Fordham University
Bronx, NY 10458

Phone: (718) 817-3962
Fax: (718) 817-3972
Twitter: @NTampio



Nicholas Tampio is Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University. Tampio researches the history of political thought, contemporary political theory, and education policy. His first book, Kantian Courage, considers how Anglo-American, Continental, and Islamic political theorists renovate Kant's critical philosophy. Tampio's second book, Deleuze's Political Vision, explains why Gilles Deleuze's masterpiece, A Thousand Plateaus, ought to enter the political theory canon. His third book is Common Core: National Education Standards and the Threat to Democracy. Tampio serves as an editor of Politics and Religion and writes for popular outlets such as Aeon, Newsweek, Salon, and US News & World Report. His work has been translated into Albanian, Chinese, Croatian, French, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Persian, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish, and Vietnamese. Click here for his CV.

Courses Taught:

Introduction to Politics Global Justice Introduction to Political Theory*
Introduction to Political Philosophy The Enlightenment and its Critics Modern Political Thought*
American Political Thought Human Nature after Darwin Contemporary Political Thought*
Political Theory in Popular Culture (Marvel Universe) Capitalism and its Alternatives Honors: Contemporary Social and Political Thought



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