Specialty Area: Political Theory
Office #: Coffey Hall 338
CV Link: Mayer CV
Professor Mayer teaches courses on political theory (conservatism, socialism, democratic theory, obligation & resistance) and comparative politics (revolution, terrorism, dictatorship, democracy, political ideologies). He has published articles on democratic theory, distributive justice, and Russian radical thought in Political Theory, Review of Politics, Polity, History of Political Thought, Political Studies, Social Theory & Practice, Journal of Social Philosophy, Journal of Applied Philosophy, Public Affairs Quarterly, Journal of Political Ideologies, History of European Ideas, and other journals. He is also the author of Quick Cash: The Story of the Loan Shark (NIUP Press 2010).
PhD, Princeton University, 1989