Department Chair:
Marc Blecher

Administrative Assistant:
Tracy Tucker

Department Email:

Phone: (440) 775-8487
Fax: (440) 775-8898

Rice Hall, Room 216
10 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

Harry Hirsch

Harry Hirsch


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Rice Hall 209
(440) 775-6855

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Harry Hirsch

Harry Hirsch

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Arts, University Michigan Ann Arbor, 1974
  • Master of Arts, Princeton University, 1976
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1978

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Curriculum Vitae

Professor of Politics, Professor Hirsch received his A.B. from the University of Michigan and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Princeton University. His specialties are constitutional law and jurisprudence, gender and sexuality, and modern political theory. He has published several books and numerous articles on constitutional theory and practice, gay rights and politics, and the First Amendment.  He teaches courses on constitutional law, gay and gender politics, and American political thought. During 2005-06 he also served as Dean of the Faculty.