Department of Political Science

College of Letters & Science

Daniel Kapust

Political Theory
Affiliated with Center for Early Modern Studies, Center for European Studies, Department of Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies, Department of Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies
Research Interests: 
American Political Thought, Ancient Political Theory, Contemporary Political Theory, Democratic Theory, Early Modern Political Thought, Liberalism, Modern Political Theory, Republicanism, Rhetoric and Political Theory, Scottish Enlightenment
Office Location: 
311 North Hall
(608) 263-9429



Kapust, Daniel J. Advenit Cicero. Invited review essay on recent Cicero scholarship. |        Contemporary Political Theory. Advance online publication:

Kapust, Daniel J. “On Roman Patriotism.” In the Springer Handbook of
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Dan Kapust and Michelle Schwarze, "The Rhetoric of Sincerity: Cicero and Smith on Propriety and Political Context" forthcoming in the American Political Science Review.

Kapust, Daniel J., and Helen M. Kinsella, eds. Comparative Political Theory in Time and Place: Theory’s Landscapes. Springer, 2016.

Dan Kapust, “Rethinking Rousseau’s Tyranny of Orators: Cicero’s On Duties and the Beauty of True Glory.” In The General Will: The Evolution of a Concept. Edited by James Farr and David Lay Williams. Cambridge. 2015.  175-196.

Dan Kapust, “Free Speech and Censorship in Tacitus’ Annales.” In Censorship Moments: Reading Texts in the History of Censorship and Freedom of Expression. Edited by Geoff Kemp. Bloomsbury Academic. 2015. 17-24.