Althea Sircar

Assistant Professor
Political Science

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A.B. Political Science, Duke University, 2005
M.A. Asian Studies, Cornell University, 2007
C.Phil. Political Science, University of California-Los Angeles, 2011
Ph.D. Political Science, University of California-Los Angeles (expected 2020)


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Courses taught

PLCY 100 Introduction to Public Policy Analysis
POLI 111 Introduction to American Politics
POLI 211 Race and Ethnic Politics in the United States

Areas of expertise

Political Theory
Race, Gender, and Identity
Activism and Social Movements
Politics and Culture
Humans and Non-Humans
Decolonial and Postcolonial Theory
Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy


American Political Science Association
Western Political Science Association
Association for Political Theory