Brianne Walsh is a second year Political Theory graduate student in the Department of Political Science studying the relationships between liberty and equality and the public and the private, especially as conveyed in the literary works of the classical liberal theorists. Brianne is also an Adam Smith Fellow with the Mercatus Center at George Mason University for the 2013-2014 school year. Before joining the department, Brianne worked as a Graduate Fellow for the President's Office at the Michigan State University as well as a Graduate Assistant for the Leo Strauss Center at the University of Chicago. Brianne holds a BA with high honors ('10) in Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy from Michigan State University and an MA in Social Science ('11) from the University of Chicago. Brianne's MA thesis was titled: Tocqueville’s Imagination: A New Political Science for the Art of Democracy.
This spring, Brianne is one of the TAS for ILS 206.