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Department of Political Science

Laurie M. Johnson

Ph.D. Political Science, Northern Illinois University, 1990

Laurie M. JohnsonLaurie M. Johnson is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Primary Texts Certificate at Kansas State University. She is the author of seven books and numerous book chapters and articles. Most of her work has involved developing a thorough understanding and critique of classical liberal theory, and includes works on Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau and Tocqueville. Her most recent book, Ideological Possession and the Rise of the New Right: The Political Thought of Carl Jung, will be published in 2019 by Routledge. Her teaching includes courses on the history of political philosophy, ideologies, and environmental political thought.