Professor of Political Science
Mitchel Gerber joined the Department in 1989. In addition to American Government, Dr. Gerber teachers American Political Thought, Modern Political Thought, Contemporary Political Theory, Ancient Greek and Roman Political Philosophy, the Holocaust, and American Foreign Policy. In recognition of his exemplary teaching performance, Dr. Gerber has received the Outstanding Teaching Honors Award of the College of Liberal Arts. He is the author of Sources: Notable Selections in American Government, 2d edition (Dushkin, McGraw-Hill, 1999). He is the co-author of several teaching publications for American government courses, including State and Local Government Supplement (HarperCollins, 1991), as well as the accompanying instructional and test bank materials. He has published scholarly articles and papers in political philosophy in several professional journals, including the National Social Science Journal. He has been awarded several National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships, University research grants, and C-SPAN in the Classroom Seminar grants. Dr. Gerber's scholarly-research interests include the Holocaust, seventeenth-century English political philosophy, the political theory of the framers and Anti-Federalists, and classical Greek political thought. He is also the founder and faculty adviser to the Political Theory Club, a Southeast student organization.