Monicka Patterson-Tutschka

Institution where doctorate degree was earned:

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Brief biography

Monicka Patterson-Tutschka is the daughter of Polish and Czech parents and she grew up on Lake Champlain in upstate New York. She went to graduate school in political science at the University of Michigan where she studied political theory. While working on her Ph.D. Monicka taught at the University of Vermont for one year. She became a member of the faculty at Sacramento State in 2008.

Areas of research and interests:

The history of political thought, early modern English political thought, religion and politics, Thomas Hobbes, , social contract theory.

Undergraduate courses:

Current Political Thought, Modern Political Thought, Hobbes and his Interpreters, Ideas in Context: the English civil war, American Government.

Graduate courses:


E-mail: mbpatter@csus.edu
Phone number: (916) 278-6330