Sean Sutton

Sean Sutton

Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty
Building: 
Ashbrook Center
Office Number: 
801
Phone: 
585.475.4620

Bio

Sean Sutton is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Politics from the Institute of Philosophic Studies at the Univeristy of Dallas in 2001, where his research culminated in a dissertation critiquing rational choice theory, entitled "A Wealth of Notions: The Poverty of Rational Choice." He is the author (with John Murley) of The Supreme Court against the Criminal Jury: Social Science and the Palladium of Liberty (Lexington Books, 2014).

Presently, he is working on a book exploring the Enlightenment foundations of rational choice theory. He enjoys practicing martial arts and playing chess.

Research Areas

American Constitutionalism
The Congress
History of Political Philosophy
History of Economic Thought
Politics and Literature

Education

Ph.D., University of Dallas
B.Econ., University of Queensland, Australia

Courses Taught

AHG 640 - The Congress

Faculty Spotlight

Christopher Flannery
Faculty
Christopher Flannery is Louaine S. Taylor Professor of American History and Government at Ashland University and a Professor in the Honors College at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, California. He has been a member of the board of directors of the The Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy since 1981 and is currently the senior editor of The Claremont Review of BooksHe is a native of Los Angeles. On evenings and weekends, he is an essayist, poet, songwriter, and spoken word artist. His first album, Even in L.A., was released July 4, 2015 (www.eveninla.com).

Events

May
1

Students who anticipate completing their degree in time for the August 2017 conferment must register for graduation with the AU Registrar's Office.

Sep
1

Students who anticipate completing their degree in time for the December 2017 commencement must register for graduation with the AU Registrar's Office.