ROSEMARIE WAGNER                     

 

PhD Candidate, Charles and Louise Traverse Department of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley

EDUCATION

May 2018 (expected)          PhD in Political Science, Designated Emphasis in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies, UC Berkeley

May 2012                             MA in Political Science, UC Berkeley

Sept. 2010                            MSc in Political Theory, London School of Economics

May 2008                             BA in Philosophy & Political Science, Tufts University

DISSERTATION

Thomas Hobbes on the Limits of Law

Dissertation Committee:

Kinch Hoekstra (Chair), Wendy Brown, Victoria Kahn, Shannon Stimson

CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS

2016               “Thomas Hobbes on Legal Authority and Judicial Power,” Western Political Science Association

2016               “Limits of Law,” UC Berkeley Hobbes Workshop

2015               “What are the rules of law?”  Thomas Hobbes on Reason and Passions, Law and Politics Conference,

 Center for British Studies, UC Berkeley

2014               “Thomas Hobbes on the Rules of Law,” Graduate Conference, Renaissance & Early Modern Studies DE, UC Berkeley

2013               “What are the rules of law?” UC Berkeley Political Theory Workshop

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE, UC BERKELEY

Graduate Student Instructor, Political Science Dept., UC Berkeley

2014               Ancient History of Political Thought (Prof. Kinch Hoekstra)

2014               Early Modern History of Political Thought (Prof. Shannon Stimson)

2013               Introduction of Political Theory (Prof. Sarah Song)

2013               Gender and International Human Rights (Prof. Helene Silverberg)

2012               Ancient History of Political Thought (Prof. Kinch Hoekstra)

 

Teaching Assistant, Political Science Dept., Tufts University (for Prof. Rob Devigne)

2008               Nietzsche’s Political Philosophy

2008               Liberalism and Its Critics

2009               Modern Political Thought

2009               Rousseau’s Political Philosophy

 

GRADUATE HONORS AND AWARDS

 

2015-2016    Graduate Division's Doctoral Completion Fellowship, UC Berkeley

2011-2016    Departmental Fellowship, Political Science, UC Berkeley

2012               Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award, UC Berkeley

 

ACADEMIC SERVICE, UC BERKELEY

 

2014               Graduate Student Representative, Political Theory search committee, UC B

2014               Thomas Hobbes on Reason and Passions, Law and Politics Conference, Center for British Studies, UC Berkeley,

 Conference co-organizer and host

2012-2013     Center for British Studies Graduate Conference in History of British Political Thought,  UC Berkeley,

 Conference co-organizer and host

 

RESEARCHER EXPERIENCE, UC BERKELEY

 

2014-Present   Graduate Student Researcher for Prof. Kinch Hoekstra,  editing and feedback on manuscript Creation of Order, copyediting assistance on The Oxford Handbook of Hobbes (2016).

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

“Thomas Hobbes on Unlimited Sovereignty and the Limits of Law.” Journal of the History of Philosophy. (submitted for initial review)