Andrew Gibson is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Government studying Political Theory (major) and International Relations (minor).
Andrew earned his B.A. in Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy (Honors, Phi Beta Kappa) from Michigan State University's James Madison College and his M.A. in the Social Sciences from the University of Chicago. At UChicago, he completed a thesis on Machiavelli, Savonarola, and millenarian political theologies. His thesis advisor was John P. McCormick.
Andrew's interests currently converge around Florentine Political Thought, twentieth-century German philosophy/political theory, the history of American foreign policy, and grand strategy. His committee includes Shannon C. Stimson (chair), Joshua L. Cherniss, and Stefan Eich.