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Roberto Alejandro

Professional Title: 

Professor of Political Science

Service Role: 

  • Field Clerk - History of Political Thought


Thompson 226

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Office Hours: 

Spring 2016: Monday & Wednesday 3:30- 4:30PM and by appointment


Ph.D., Princeton University


My research interests include Greek philosophy and tragedies, Nietzsche, contemporary liberal theory, and American political thought. Civic Research: As part of my civic work in Puerto Rico, I have written several essays on social issues. These essays have been presented in public lectures and on radio and TV programs. "Hacia una nueva propuesta presupuestaria." ("Toward a new budget proposal") (12 pages) June 2006. "Alternativas presupuestarias." ("Budget Proposals") (18 pages) March 2002 "Propuesta para una Reforma Legislativa." ("A Proposal for Legislative Reform") (9 pages) August 2001. "Cronologia sobre el status en Puerto Rico." ("A Chronology of the Status Question in Puerto Rico") (25 pages) January 1999. Limpieza Ciudadana. Plataforma Politica. ("Political Platform") (18 pages) April 2000, May 2005.


Area of Study: 

  • Political theory