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Theodore Pauls
Department Chair
Email: tpauls@wju.edu
Phone: 304-243-2313

Michael Munger, Ph.D.

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Director, PPE Program, Duke University
Professor; Political Science Department, Duke University
Economics Department, Duke University (secondary)
Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University (secondary)


  • Ph.D. (Economics, 1984), Washington University
  • M.A. (Economics, 1982), Washington University
  • B.A. (Economics, 1980), Davidson College

Duke University-Wide Teaching Prizes:

  • NAACP "Image" Award - "Teaching About Race in America" 2003
  • Howard Johnson Award for Excellence in Teaching - 2004
  • Bass Family Term Chair for Excellence in Undergraduate Education, 2006-2011

Administrative Positions

  • Formal Theory Section Head, Southern Political Science Association, 1997
  • Advisory Panel, Political Science Section, NSF, 1997-9, 2000
  • President, Public Choice Society, 1996-8
  • Public Policy Section Head, Southern Political Science Association, 1996
  • Director, Master of Public Administration Program, UNC-CH: 7-1993 to 6-1995
  • Chair, Department of Political Science, Duke University, 2000-2003, 2003-2006, 2007-2010
  • "World" Editor (outside of Europe), Public Choice, 2005-2009
  • Director, PPE Certificate Program, Duke University, 2010-present
  • President, North Carolina Political Science Association, 2011-12
  • Co-Editor (with Chris Coyne, under Editor-in-Chief Robert Whaples) of The Independent
    Review, February 2013-present.
  • Elected member, Duke Academic/Faculty Council, elected 2012-present.
  • Elected member, Duke College of Arts and Sciences Council, elected May 2014-present.
  • Elected also to Executive Committee of Arts and Sciences Council, May 2014.
  • Appointed as "Parliamentarian" of the Arts and Sciences Council, August 1, 2014 to present.

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