Faculty and Staff

Ramona Grey

Ramona Grey

Classical, Modern & Contemporary Political Theory

Office: Liberal Arts 353
Email: ramona.grey@mso.umt.edu
Office Hours:

Spring 2019 Office Hours

Monday/Friday 10am-10:50; Wednesday 12pm-12:50pm and by appt.

Have a great semester!

Curriculum Vitae

Current Position

Political Science Department Professor


PSCI 250E Introduction to Political Theory

PSCI 352 American Political Thought

PSCI 357 Ancient & Medieval Political Theory

PSCI 453 Modern Political Theory

PSCI 452 Utopianism & Its Critics 

PSCI 553 Modern Political Theory Graduate Seminar (co-convening with PSCI 453)

GBLD 499 GLI Capstone Seminar

PSCI 354 Contemporary Political Theory


B.A. California State University, Sacramento 1985

M.A. California State University, Sacramento 1986

Ph.D., University of California, Riverside 1991

Research Interests

Utopianism, Politics & Art


  A Political Theory Primer: The Search for Standards

Field of Study

Political Theory

Selected Publications

Political Theory and the Human Predicament: An Introduction to Major Political Thinkers, San Diego: Cognella Inc., 2014.

Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935),” The International Encyclopedia of Political Science, edited by Geoffrey Garrett, Margaret Levi, Paula D.  McClain, James E. Alt, and Simone Chambers, Washington D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Press, 2011, vol. 1, p. 673.

“George Orwell (1903-1950),” The International Encyclopedia of Political Science,  edited by Geoffrey Garrett, Margaret Levi, Paula D. McClain, James E.  Alt, and Simone Chambers, Congressional Quarterly Press, 2011, vol. 4, pp.1161-1162.  

(Co-authored with T.L. Putterman) “The Fiddler’s Prerogative: Politics and the Purpose of Art,” Antioch Review, vol. 60, no 2, Spring 2002: 250-266.

"Modern Liberalism & Despair: The Pilgrimage of Joseph Wood Krutch, American Studies, vol. 35, no. 1, 1997: 81-95.


UM Distinguished Teaching Award, 2004