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Valerie Burks, Ph.D.

Valerie Burks

Adjunct Professor
Department of History and Political Science


Professional Interests

Valerie Burks received her Ph.D. in Political Science from Vanderbilt University.  After over ten years in administration, she has returned to her first love, teaching. Most recently, she was Director of the Seneff Honors College at Valencia College in Orlando. Her research interests include social and political philosophy, with particular focus on the thought of Hannah Arendt; her essays and reviews have appeared in Theory & Event, Women and Politics, and Perspectives in Political Science.

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