Andrew Johnson

Graduate Student

Office Hours

Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Office Location

Ellison 2814


Political Theory, American Politics, and International Relations


M.A., Louisiana State University (Philosophy), 2010
B.A., University of Maine (Philosophy), 2008


Andrew has an MA in Philosophy (French minor) from Louisiana State University, and an BA in Philosophy (graduated with high honors from the Honor's College, and with minors in English, History, and Socialist/Marxist Studies) from The University of Maine. 

Andrew has been an Adjunct Professor of Sociology and Ethics at Husson University, an English Professor at Guangxi University, and a Professor of Philosophy and Theory of Knowledge at Beijing Huijia International School.

His major specialization is in Political Theory, focusing upon 19th Century German and 20th Century French political philosophy. He also works on American Politics, International Relations, Political Economy, and Criminology (specifically issues involving policing).

Adviser: Andrew Norris



Theoria: A Journal of Social and Political Theory
Issue 141, Vol. 61, No. 4 (December 2014).
"Foucault: Critical Theory of the Police in a Neoliberal Age."

Philosophy Study
Volume 2, Number 5, May 2012
"On Honesty and Deceit: An Interpretation of Deleuze’s Difference and Repetition."

Viral Politics: Jacques Derrida’s reading of Auto-Immunity and the political philosophy of Carl Schmitt. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. Berlin, Germany. 2010.

Dialectic: The University of New Hampshire’s Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy
Volume VII, Spring 2007
"The End of Art or the Origin of New Art? A Heideggerian Historization of the New York City Graffiti movement."