Department Chair:
Eve Sandberg

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

Ronald Kahn

Ronald Kahn

Monroe Prof of Politics & Law

Contact Information


Rice Hall 232
(440) 775-8495

Ronald Kahn

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Arts, Rutgers University, 1964
  • Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1967
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1973

Office Hours

Tuesday 3:00-4:00 and Friday 2:30-3:30 or by appointment

Curriculum Vitae

RONALD  KAHN - James Monroe Professor of Politics and Law, received his B.A. from Rutgers and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He is a specialist on constitutional law, legal theory, and American political development. He has published several books and numerous articles on the Supreme Court, constitutional law and theory, and American political development. He teaches courses on constitutional law, the Supreme Court, and American political development. He also teaches in the Oberlin Initiative for Electoral Politics. He received a Distinguished Teaching Award from Oberlin College in 2001 and from the Law and Courts Division of the American Political Science Association in 2006.