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MIT DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

Few students boast as precocious a start in their field as Andrew Halterman.  At age seven, Halterman accompanied his mom, a political scientist, on a research trip to Bosnia. It was just a few months after the ceasefire in that region's civil war. "I learned all about the conflict and ethnic cleansing," he says. 

Looking at justice through the lens of political theory

MIT News

It’s a charged time to be talking about justice. But in Bernardo Zacka’s classroom, the concept of justice is center stage. An assistant professor of political science, Zacka is inclined to teach on topics that are much discussed in the current political climate — including power, inequality, and the challenges of collective action.

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