Lecturer, Department of Political Science

Dr. Ilya Winham teaches courses in the history of political thought. He is also an academic advisor in the Franklin College of Arts & Sciences.


PhD: University of Minnesota, 2015
MA: University of Chicago, 2004
BA: Macalester College, 2003

Areas of Expertise

History of Western Political Thought

Course Instruction

POLS 3000: Introduction to Political Theory
POLS 4010: Political Philosophy to Machiavelli
POLS 4190: Special Topics in Political Theory

Research Interests
  • Machiavelli
  • Hannah Arendt
  • Isaiah Berlin
Selected Publications

Dissertation: “After totalitarianism: Hannah Arendt, Isaiah Berlin, and the realization and defeat of the Western tradition”