Bard’s political studies faculty teaches courses that cover the breadth of the discipline, with a focus on comparative politics, international relations, political theory, and American politics.  The faculty also has expertise in a variety of foreign geographic areas, including Latin America, Western Europe, South Asia, and the Middle East, and conducts research in a wide range of subjects, including political activism, terrorism and war, and democratic development.  Additional faculty resources are available at Bard's Global and Internatioal Affairs Program (BGIA), based in New York City, which allows Bard studens to pursue course work in international studies alongside intership opportunities at major international bodies and non-governmental organizations.  See below for individual profiles.
Artemy Magun

Artemy Magun

Visiting Professor in Political Studies and Hannah Arendt Center Teaching Fellow
Office: Fairbairn 106
Phone: 845-758-7296
Email: amagun@bard.edu

Artemy Magun is a Hannah Arendt Center Teaching Fellow and Visiting Professor in Political Studies at Bard College for fall 2017. He is a Professor at the European University at Saint-Petersburg and Smolny College where he teaches political theory and philosophy. Magun received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Michigan and also holds a doctorate in philosophy from the University of Strasbourg. In English, he is the author of Negative Revolution (2013), editor of Politics of the One (2013), and currently editor of the international journal Stasis. Magun has also written extensively for TelosHistory of Political Thought, Continental Philosophy ReviewTheory and Event, and other journals. At Bard, he teaches a course on “Russian Politics.”

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