Désirée Weber

Désirée Weber

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Department/Affiliation: Political Science, Pre-Law Program
Phone: 330-263-2407
Office Address: 130 Kauke


  • B.A. Macalester College 2007
  • M.A., Ph.D. Northwestern University 2011, 2016

Courses Taught

  • • PSCI 130: Introduction to Political Theory
  • • PSCI 215: Constitutional Law and Appellate Advocacy
  • • PSCI 231: Modern Western Political Theory
  • • PSCI 239: Political Theory in the International Arena

Research Interests

Dr. Weber’s expertise includes modern and contemporary political theory, with a particular focus on language, discourse and argumentation in political thinking. Her area of specialization is the influence of Ludwig Wittgenstein and other language philosophers on political understanding and judgment. She teaches a variety of political theory courses and coaches the Moot Court team.