Teaching Professor of Political Science and
Director of Undergraduate Studies
316 Pond Lab University Park, PA 16802
Ph.D., Rutgers University, 2009. Professor Linch’s research interests in Political Theory include early modern political thought, German idealism, Marxist and post-Marxist political thought, feminism and environmental political theory. She is particularly interested in religious toleration and the role of religious intolerance in early modern state consolidation. She has authored and edited several works on democratization in postcommunist societies, including The International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest 1500-Present (2009) and Justice, Hegemony and Social Movements: Views from East/Central Europe and Eurasia, forthcoming with NYU Press (2012).