Michelle A. Schwarze is the Jack Miller Center Assistant Professor of Political Science. Her research centers on the passions and the history of political economy, especially in 18th century moral and political theory. She is currently revising her first book, Violent Passions and Liberal Citizenship, which aims to rehabilitate the "violent passions"-- those which create psychological disorder -- as motives for duties of liberal citizenship. Her work has been published in the American Political Science Review and the Journal of Politics. She currently serves on the executive committee of the International Adam Smith Society.
Dan Kapust and Michelle Schwarze, "The Rhetoric of Sincerity: Cicero and Smith on Propriety and Political Context" forthcoming in the American Political Science Review.