Garrett Jones

Position title: Ph.D. Student: Political Theory



Research Interests

American Political Thought, The American Presidency, Ancient Political Theory, Constitutionalism, Early Modern Political Theory, Democratic Deliberation, European Political Thought


His research interests focus on studying the nature of power and political accountability from a constitutionalist perspective. Questions of sovereignty, political representation, and cruelty are at the heart of Garrett’s studies, particularly with regard to executive power and its administrative capacities.

Prior to coming to Wisconsin, Garrett earned his M.A. in Political Theory from the University of Essex and B.A. in Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy from Michigan State University.

Courses Taught

PS 412 – The American Constitution: Rights and Civil Liberties – for Howard Schweber (Spring 2022)

PS 140 – Introduction to International Relations – for Mark Copelovitch (Fall 2021)