Keegan Callanan


Keegan Callanan is Associate Professor of Political Science, with teaching responsibilities in the history of political philosophy and contemporary political theory.  He is author of Montesquieu’s Liberalism and the Problem of Universal Politics (Cambridge, 2018) and co-editor of The Cambridge Companion to Montesquieu (under contract, Cambridge).  His writing has appeared in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, History of Political Thought, and Political Research Quarterly.  Callanan is a member of the National Council on the Humanities and has served on the Executive Council of the New England Political Science Association.  He has held visiting fellowships at Princeton University and the University of Virginia and is currently the 2020-2021 Forbes Visiting Fellow at Princeton.  A graduate of Bowdoin College, he received his PhD from Duke University.


Steering Committee

Governor James H. Douglas
Executive in Residence, 80th Governor of Vermont

Murray Dry
Charles A. Dana Professor of Political Science

Erick Gong
Associate Professor of Economics

Allison Stanger
Russell Leng ’60 Professor of International Politics and Economics

Ioana Uricaru
Associate Professor of Film and Media Culture

Gary Winslett | Middlebury

Gary Winslett
Assistant Professor of Political Science
2020-21 Hamilton Forum Co-Convener