Chris Chambers

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Graduate Student


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  • M.A., Political Science, University of Chicago, 2017
  • B.A., Philosophy (with honors), University of Central Florida, 2016
  • B.A, Political Science, University of Central Florida, 2016


Chris Chambers is a doctoral candidate with interests in the history of political thought and political economy; twentieth-century Continental philosophy; democratic theory; and the role of literature in political theory. His dissertation research currently examines modern conceptions of poverty and “the poor,” and how they relate to the conceptual foundations and practical possibilities of modern democracy. Prior to Yale, he completed his MA at the University of Chicago, where he wrote on Hannah Arendt and the Russian novelist Ivan Turgenev. Before Chicago, he completed BAs in Philosophy and Political Science at the University of Central Florida. His work is supported by the Dean’s Emerging Scholars Fellowship. 

Areas of Interest:

  • Political Theory

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