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Barbara Koziak

Associate Professor
Government and Politics
Ph.D. 1994, Yale University, Political Science
M.Phil, 1988, Yale University
M.A., 1987, Yale University
B.A., 1984, University of Texas at Austin, Political Science

Barbara Koziak, Ph.D is an Associate Professor of Government and Politics at St. John’s University, and director of the Women’s and Gender Studies Minor.  She is the author of the book Retrieving Political Emotion: Aristotle, Thumos and Gender among others works.   Her expertise lies in ancient political philosophy particularly Aristotle and contemporary political theory, especially feminist political theory. Her research interests include theories of emotion and politics, democratic theory and truth commissions, politics of marriage and family benefits, and the role of film narratives in political socialization, and activism and advocacy training.  She holds a BA from the University of Texas at Austin and an MA and PhD from Yale University.