Philip Bunn

Position title: Ph.D. Candidate: Political Theory

Email: pbunn@wisc.edu

Philip Bunn CV

Research Interests:

Politics and Technology, Politics and Literature, Liberalism, Adam Smith, Tocqueville, John Stuart Mill

Biography:

Philip Bunn is a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research brings both ancient and modern political thought to bear on contemporary issues, with a focus on normative questions relating to technology.

Philip serves as a graduate fellow for the Center for the Study of Liberal Democracy. He graduated with a degree in Government with a focus in Political Philosophy from Patrick Henry College in 2017.

Dissertation Title:

“Freedom from the Algorithm: Technological Threats to Liberty.”

List of Publications:

“Communities Are All That’s Substantial: Kurt Vonnegut’s Post-Liberal Political Thought,” American Political Thought Volume 8, Number 4 (Fall 2019).

Course Taught:

Lecturer for:

ILS 205: Western Culture, Political, Economic, and Social Thought (Fall 2020)

ILS 206: Western Culture, Political, Economic, and Social Thought II (Spring 2021)

Awards:

Teaching Fellow Award – UW Madison College of Letters & Sciences (2020-2021)

Teaching Assistant Award – Integrated Liberal Studies Program (2020-2021)

Graduate Fellow – Center for the Study of Liberal Democracy (CSLD) (2017-2021)