Susan M. Matarese, Ph.D., Professor, Political Science; Honors Advisor, Political Science


    Honors and Awards

    Philip Grant Davidson Award for Distinguished Teaching, 1982
    Israel T. Naamani Award for Outstanding Service, 1994
    University of Louisville Red Apple Award for Distinguished Teaching, 1996

    Teaching Areas

    POLS 202 Honors Seminar: Comparative Political Systems
    POLS 202 Comparative Political Systems
    POLS 383 American Political Thought
    POLS 384 Democracy and Its Critics
    POLS 386 Political Theory and Utopia
    POLS 387 Quest for Community
    POLS 495 American Political Thought

    Research Areas and Projects

    Utopian Studies
    Politics, Literature and Film

    Professional Memberships

    American Political Science Association
    Communal Studies Association
    Society for Utopian Studies


    Board of Directors, Center for Communal Studies
    Associate Editor, Communal Societies