- Carthage College
Professor Paul Ulrich joined the Carthage faculty in 2004, after serving as an adjunct professor of political science at George Washington University since 2001. Prior to that appointment, Prof. Ulrich was an instructor in the Newberry Library Seminars, served as a research analyst for the Chicago Transit Authority Department of Planning, and served as a visiting assistant professor of political science at Kenyon College.
Prof. Ulrich also served as Research Director for the Environmental Literacy Council in Washington, D.C. His publications include “Socrates’ ‘Political Art’ in Plato’s Gorgias” and “Hobbes’s Natural Condition and His Natural Science of the Mind in Leviathan.” He has presented work on those topics at several conferences, and presented the paper “Approaching Plato’s Dialogues” at Carthage.
Prof. Ulrich earned his Ph.D. and B.A. from the University of Chicago. He is fluent in Greek and Latin, and is proficient in German and French.
Prof. Ulrich came to Carthage from George Washington University, and teaches courses in political theory and thought. His publications include Socrates’ “Political Art” in Plato’s Gorgias and Hobbes’s Natural Condition and His Natural Science of the Mind in Leviathan.
Chair, Philosophy Department; Associate Professor of Philosophy, Political Science, and Great Ideas
- Ph.D., B.A. — University of Chicago
- GFW 2310 Foundations of American Thought