Kimberly Hurd Hale - Coastal Carolina University
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Kimberly Hurd Hale

Associate Professor, Politics

Jonathan Doe
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Brittain Hall 353

Spring 2021 (Virtual) Office Hours
Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays(via ZOOM) 2:00 - 3:00pm
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Kimberly Hurd Hale is an Associate Professor of Politics at Coastal Carolina University. She is the faculty advisor to Pi Sigma Alpha and the Forum on Liberty and the American Founding at CCU. She is the author of Francis Bacon’s New Atlantis in the Foundation of Modern Political Thought (2013: Lexington Books), The Politics of Perfection: Technology and Creation in Literature and Film (2016: Lexington Books), and Short Stories and Political Philosophy: Power, Prose, and Persuasion, edited by Erin A. Dolgoy, Kimberly Hurd Hale, and Bruce Peabody (2018: Lexington Books). Her work has also appeared in Utopian Studies and The Political Science Reviewer. Dr. Hale’s primary research and teaching interests are classical political philosophy, early-modern political philosophy, American political thought, and politics, literature, and film.


Ph.D., Political Science, Louisiana State University
M.A., Political Science, Boston College
B.A., magna cum laude, Politics, Washington and Lee University

Teaching Areas

Political Theory and American Politics

Research Areas

Modern Political Theory, Classical Political Theory, American Political Thought, Politics and Technology, Politics, Literature, and Film