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Shalini Satkunanandan

Shalini Satkunanandan

Assistant Professor

571 Kerr Hall Department of Political Science
University of California, Davis
One Shields Ave
Davis CA, 95616

Office Hours for Fall 2015 :

  • Monday and Wednesday 8:40am - 9:40am and by appointment



Ph.D., Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program, University of California, Berkeley, 2007
B.A. (Hons.), LL.B., University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 1999



Shalini Satkunanandan's research is in the history of political thought and she is especially concerned with the relations between ethics and politics and between faith and politics.

She is working on a book manuscript that traces accounts of conversions away from moralized morality in the thought of Plato, Kant, Nietzsche, Weber, and Heidegger and shows how these conversion narratives can shed light on the kind of non-moralized but ethically inflected practical stance that befits a political actor.

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests:

Political Theory: