Christopher Beem

Christopher Beem

Associate Research Professor and

Managing Director, McCourtney Institute for Democracy

327A Pond Lab,
Office Phone: (814) 863-7630

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Since 2015, Christopher Beem (Ph.D., University of Chicago) has served as managing director of the McCourtney Institute for Democracy. He is also Associate Research Professor in the Department of Political Science and an affiliate faculty with the Rock Ethics Institute. He is the author or co-editor of five books, including The Necessity of Politics (University of Chicago Press). His latest book is Democratic Humility: Reinhold Niebuhr, Neuroscience and America's Political Crisis (Lexington Books, 2015).