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Paul Petzschmann

Director of European Studies, European Studies

Sr. Lecturer and Research Associate in European Studies, European Studies

Education & Professional History

University of Warwick, BA; Oxford University, MPhil, DPhil

Paul Petzschmann is a Lecturer and Research Associate in European Studies at Carleton College. He completed a DPhil and MPhil in Politics at Oxford University and received his BA in Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick. Paul also held post-doctoral fellowships at the University of Capetown, South Africa, the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, Oslo, and at Carleton College.

His research interests are in political theory and the history of political thought, especially of 19th and 20th century Europe and the United States. In particular he is interested in intellectual migration and international debates about the state and crisis governance. Paul teaches a number of courses in the European Studies concentration on the European Union, the rise of the European Nation State, European political ideologies, and the European Studies capstone seminar, EUST 398.


At Carleton since 2011.

Current Courses

  • Fall 2023
    EUST 100: America Inside Out
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    POSC 160: Political Philosophy
  • Winter 2024
    CCST 398: The Global Panorama: A Capstone Workshop for European Studies and Cross-Cultural Studies
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    EUST 110: The Power of Place: Memory and Counter-Memory in the European City
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    EUST 398: The Global Panorama: A Capstone Workshop for European Studies and Cross-Cultural Studies
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    POSC 160: Political Philosophy
  • Spring 2024
    EUST 249: The European Union: Constitution, Crisis and Conflict
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    POSC 257: Marx for the 21st Century: Ecology, Technology, Dispossession