Ross Zucker, M.Phil., Ph.D.

Professor, Political Science, Faculty Advisor

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    Lander College for Women / The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School
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Dr. Ross Zucker received his Ph.D. with distinction from Yale University and taught at the University of Alaska and at Yeshiva University, where he was twice named Outstanding Faculty Member by college seniors. Dr. Zucker is author of Democratic Distributive Justice (Cambridge University Press), and numerous articles on political theory and political economy. He is currently researching the requirements for freedom in economic life.


B.A., Bennington College
M.Phil. and Ph.D., Yale University

Courses Taught

Advanced Topics in Social Science
Contemporary Political Theory
Middle East Conflict and Global Terrorism
Introduction to Political Theory
American Politics
Survey of Western History I
Survey of Western History II
Political Economy
Comparative Politics
Survey of History II
Directed Study Survey of Modern History I


Democratic Distributive Justice (Cambridge University Press).