Vanderheiden
Associate Professor

KTCH 240

STEVE VANDERHEIDEN received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2001, and joined the CU-Boulder faculty in 2007 after six years at the University of Minnesota Duluth. He specializes in normative political theory and environmental politics, and has published on topics ranging from Rousseau’s social thought to SUVs and democratic theory. His recent Atmospheric Justice: A Political Theory of Climate Change (Oxford, 2008) won the ISA’s 2009 Harold and Margaret Sprout Award, given annually to the best book in international environmental politics. He is also editor of Political Theory and Global Climate Change (MIT, 2008), as well as numerous articles and book chapters on topics in political theory and environmental politics. In addition to graduate seminars in political theory, Vanderheiden teaches the introductory Western Political Thought survey course, Politics & Literature, Liberalism and Its Critics, and Environmental Political Theory.