Stephen J. Lange
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Lange, Stephen, Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Government
Program/Dept: School of Public Affairs
Degrees, Licensures and Certifications: Ph.D. Political Science, Boston College; M.A. Political Science, University of Alberta, Canada; B.A. Psychology, University of Alberta, Canada
Research Interests: • Classical Political Philosophy of Plato and Aristotle
• Theoretical Foundations of Liberal Democracy
• Homeland Security
• The Role of Public Education in a Liberal Democratic Society
BioDr. Lange holds a Ph.D. in political science from Boston College, where he worked extensively on the political philosophy of the West and on the American Founding. His research interests include the classical political philosophy of Plato and Aristotle, the theoretical foundations of liberal democracy, and the role of public education in a liberal democratic society.
Dr. Lange teaches primarily in the Masters of Public Administration program in IRAPP and is a research fellow at the Institute for Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations , a joint initiative between IRAPP and the Martin School for Public Policy and Administration at the University of Kentucky.