Term Assistant Professor
Daniel Kato, term professor of political science, joined the faculty on July 1, 2013. He teaches courses on American politics, American Political Development, Race and Politics and Constitutional Politics.
Professor Kato’s current research centers on liberalism and lynching, in particular how political authorities on the national level were able to pursue a selective policy of nonenforcement.
National Political Institutions
American Political Development
Race and Politics
POLS W1210 Introduction to American Politics
POLS BC3200 American Political Development
POLS V 3240 Race, Law and American Politics
POLS BC 3306 Politics of Judicial Interpretation
POLS BC 3307 Racial Violence
FYSB BC 1467 Activism and Social Change
American Political Science Association
Strengthening the Weak State: Politicizing the American State’s ‘Weakness’ on Racial
Violence, Du Bois Review, Volume 9, Issue 2, September 2012, p. 457-480
“Constitutionalizing Anarchy: Liberalism, Lynching and the Law,” Journal of Hate Studies,
Volume 10, Number 1, 2012, p. 143-172.
“The Tragic Legacy of Racial Violence: Race, Reconstruction and Emergency,” Forthcoming
Mondays & Wednesdays: 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays: 1:00-2:00 p.m.
or by appointment
416-A Lehman Hall
Ph.D., New School for Social Research
B.A, University of California, San Diego