Lauren Hall
Lauren K. Hall
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty
801, Ashbrook Center
Lauren K. Hall
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty


Lauren Hall is Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Department of Political Science at Rochester Institute of Technology. Her recent book, Family and the Politics of Moderation, was published by Baylor University Press in April 2014. She has also edited a volume on the political philosophy of French political thinker, Chantal Delsol. She has written extensively on the classical liberal tradition, including articles on Edmund Burke, Adam Smith, and Montesquieu.  She serves on the editorial board of the interdisciplinary journal Cosmos+Taxis, which publishes on spontaneous orders in the social and political worlds. She serves as the faculty advisor for the RIT College Libertarians. Her current research is on the politics of women and the family in classical liberalism, and she also writes on related areas in evolutionary theory and bioethics.

Research Areas

American Politics and Political Development
Politics of Women and the Family
Evolutionary Theory


PhD, Northern Illinois University
MA, Northern Illinois University
BA, Binghamton University

Courses Taught

AHG 502 - American Founding
AHG 505 - Progressive Era