Ohio University

Vince Jungkunz

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Associate Professor
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Ph.D., University of Washington, 2008

Research Areas

  • Political Theory
  • Critical Race Theory
  • Critical Whiteness Studies
  • Politics of Silence

Courses Taught

  • POLS 1600: Engaging Politics
  • POLS 2700: Introduction to Political Theory (undergraduate)
  • POLS 4751/5751: Critical Race Theory (undergraduate and graduate)
  • POLS 4705/5705: The Politics of Rights (undergraduate and graduate)
  • POLS 3750: Politics and Film (undergraduate and graduate)

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About Dr. Jungkunz

Vincent Jungkunz is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science. He received his B.A. from Ohio Dominican University and his M.A. from Ohio University. He did his doctoral work at the University of Washington in Seattle. His areas of interest include democratic theory, critical race theory, gender, sexuality, and popular culture. He is especially interested in intersections of privilege surrounding race, gender, and sexuality, as well as envisioning innovative approaches to democratic resistance, contestation, and community.

His teaching includes Introduction to Political Theory, Critical Race Theory, Democratic Theory, Legal Theory and Social Problems, Contemporary Political Thought, Politics and Film, Law and Sexuality, Introduction to American Government and Issues in American Politics.