The vast majority of humans throughout history have lived in undemocratic regimes. What is authoritarianism? How do we define and identify authoritarian regimes? How do they work, and under what circumstances do they collapse? Through case studies, fiction, memoir, and theory, this course explores authoritarian politics at both macro and micro levels.

1 unit — Fenner


Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Fall 2021 Block 4 Authoritarianism Sofia Fenner Palmer Hall 25A 25 / 1 07/01/2022
Fall 2022 Block 1 Authoritarianism Sofia Fenner TBA 25 / 20 07/01/2022
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