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Summer Reading 2014
Keynote Address

 How to Think Like an Economist--but Act Like a Human Being

Russell Muirhead
Robert Clements Associate Professor of Democracy and Politics, Dartmouth College
Thursday, September 18
Ladd Hall, Arthur Zankel Music Center
Russell Muirhead is the Robert Clements Associate Professor of Democracy and Politics at Dartmouth College. The author of Just Work (Harvard University Press, 2004), he is currently at work on a book on partisanship titled A Defense of Party Spirit. Previously, Muirhead taught political theory at the University of Texas at Austin, Harvard University, and Williams College. He was a Radcliffe Institute Fellow (2005–6) and a winner of the Roselyn Abramson Teacher Award at Harvard College. He holds a PhD and AB from Harvard University and a BA from Balliol College at Oxford University.  (


The Hedgehog Review: "Meaningful Work and Politics"

The Promise of  Party in a Polarized Age(New book--coming in Sept. 2014)

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