Dr Jonathan Benson

Hallsworth Research Fellow

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I have significant teaching experience in both political theory and interdisciplinary courses in political economy and PPE (politics, philosophy and economics).

Utrecht University         

Knowledge, Ignorance and Democracy (MA): Normative and empirical debates over political knowledge and misinformation

Ethics and Public Policy (1st Year UG - PPE): Ethical theory and its application to public policy

Economic Ethics (MA): Ethical and political theory and its application to economics and the economy

PPE Capstone (2nd Year UG – PPE): Seminars on interdisciplinary research skills/methods and supervision of extended research projects

PPE Thesis (3rd Year UG - PPE): Seminars on interdisciplinary research skills/methods and supervision of extended research projects

King’s College London  

Ethics, Economics & Environmental Protection (2nd Year UG): Philosophical, political & economic approaches to environmental problems

Key Concepts in Contemporary Political Economy (MA): Normative approaches in economics and political economy

Introduction to Political Theory (1st Year UG): Central concepts in political theory (justice, democracy, rights etc.)

Contemporary Issues in Political Theory (2nd Year UG): Applied political theory (migration, free-speech, abortion, globalisation etc.)

Dissertation Supervision (3rd Year UG & MA): Supervision of extended research projects in politics, political economy, and PPE.

University of Manchester

Challenges to Democratic Politics (2nd Year UG): Applied political theory (civil disobedience, poverty, health inequality etc.) 

Introduction to Political Theory (1st Year UG): Central concepts in political theory (political obligation, democracy etc.)