Waller Newell

Visiting Faculty Fellow  

Email: octaviancaesar@icloud.com 

Waller Newell is Professor of Political Science and Philosophy at Carleton University in Canada. He has held numerous faculty fellow appointments including a visiting fellow in humanistic studies at the Black Mountain Institute, University of Nevada Las Vegas (2014-15), a John Adams Fellow at the University of London (1997), a fellow of the Eccles Centre at the British Library (1997), and a fellow of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. (1990-91).  

Professor Newell’s teaching and scholarship focus on the history of political philosophy. His specializations include classical political philosophy (including Plato, Aristotle and Xenophon) Renaissance political thought (especially Machiavelli) and German idealism with its ramifications for contemporary phenomenology, critical theory and post-modernism (including Hegel, Nietzsche and Heidegger).  

He is the author of numerous books and articles in journals including The American Political Science Review, Political Theory and History of European Ideas. Professor Newell has been a keynote speaker at Harvard University, Yale University, Cornell University, the University of Cambridge, the University of Toronto, the University of Richmond, Hamilton College, and the Onassis Cultural Center of New York.