Charles Nathan

Charles Nathan is a Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science at Duke University. His work examines the politics of nostalgia, memory, and the urban/rural divide in the history of political thought. 

Charles's dissertation examines one of the oldest forms of political imagination: the concept of the golden age, or the idealized utopia of the past. His other research explores the urban/rural divide in ancient political thought, 18th century French liberalism, and environmentalism in the Anthropocene. His work has been accepted in the journals History of Political Thought, Theory & Event, and the American Political Science Review 

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