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Bruno Macaes

PhD in Political Theory
Harvard University
Bruno Macaes is currently on leave while serving as State Secretary for European Affairs in the Government of Portugal.

Bruno Macaes received his PhD from Harvard University in 2006. His dissertation was awarded the Richard Herrnstein prize for the best dissertation in the social sciences by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Before coming to Berlin, he was Assistant Professor of International Studies at Underwood International College in South Korea. He is writing a book on the technological transformation of human nature. His first essay on the topic was recently published in The New Atlantis.

Classes Taught at Bard College Berlin:
  • Political Economy
  • Cosmopolitanism
  • The Age of World Literature
  • Wittgenstein on Culture and Value
  • The Crisis of Democracy
  • Evolution

Dr. Bruno Macaes
Political Theory
Email: b.macaes[at]berlin.bard.edu