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Valerie Burks, Ph.D.

Valerie Burks
Adjunct Professor
Dept. of History and Political Science


  • Ph.D. Vanderbilt University
  • B.A. University of Alabama

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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