Carol McNamara

Associate Director for Public Programs and Senior Lecturer
Academic Prof w/Admin Appt
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0602
AscDir (FSC) & AdminProfsnl MY
Academic Prof w/Admin Appt
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0602

Biography

Carol McNamara is the associate director for public programs for the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership at Arizona State University. Prior to that, she worked as the founding director with Olene Walker, a former governor of Utah, to build the Olene Walker Institute of Politics & Public Service at Weber State University in Utah. Her research focuses on politics and literature, ancient political thought, and the American presidency. Her publications include articles on the thought of Tom Wolfe, Shakespeare's politics, and Xenophon's Socrates, as well as an edited volume on "The Obama Presidency in the Constitutional Order."

Her expertise includes classical political thought, Shakespeare's politics, the Socratic education in Xenophon, Tom Wolfe, and the American presidency.

Fax

480 965 3710

Education

  • Ph.D. Political Science, Boston College
  • B.A. Political Science, University of Toronto, Canada

Research Interests

Research focuses on politics and literature, ancient political thought, and the American presidency.  Publications include articles on the thought of Tom Wolfe, Shakespeare's Politics, and Xenophon's Socrates, as well as an edited volume on The Obama Presidency in the Constitutional Order.

Courses

Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
CEL 394 Special Topics
CEL 484 Internship
CEL 492 Honors Directed Study
CEL 493 Honors Thesis
CEL 494 Special Topics
CEL 499 Individualized Instruction
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
CEL 294 Special Topics
CEL 484 Internship
CEL 492 Honors Directed Study
CEL 494 Special Topics
CEL 499 Individualized Instruction
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
CEL 484 Internship
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
CEL 394 Special Topics
CEL 484 Internship
CEL 492 Honors Directed Study
CEL 493 Honors Thesis
CEL 499 Individualized Instruction
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
CEL 484 Internship