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  • Politics
  • School

  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • Expertise

  • Classical Political Thought
  • American Political Thought
  • Statesmanship
  • Michael E. Promisel is an Assistant Professor of Politics at the Catholic University of America. His teaching and research examine ancient, medieval, and American traditions of political thought to ask timely questions concerning statesmanship, the virtues, liberal education, and Catholic political thought. Dr. Promisel’s research has appeared in the Review of Politics, American Journal of Political Science, Polis: The Journal of Ancient Greek and Roman Political Thought, and the Political Science Reviewer. He is currently working on a book manuscript titled, “Prudence and Political Rule.”
    Dr. Promisel holds a BA from the University of Virginia and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.