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Jason Blakely

Associate Professor of Political Science
Social Science Division, Seaver College
APC 244


Jason Blakely specializes in political philosophy, the human sciences, and hermeneutics. He has written several books and received accolades from luminaries like Charles Taylor and David Bentley Hart. He has also published popular essays in venues like The Washington Post, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Commonweal, and The Atlantic. He received his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley and his BA from Vassar College.

For a current CV and list of publications please see his Academia.edu page.


  • Political Philosophy
  • Hermeneutics
  • Interpretive Social Science
  • History of Political Thought
  • Ideologies