David Gutherz

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics

Areas of Study


David Gutherz received his BA from Oberlin College and his MA and PHD from the University of Chicago Committee on Social Thought.

Gutherz works at the intersection of political theory and intellectual history, with a special emphasis on Fascism and its legacies. His dissertation dealt with struggles over epistemic injustice in Cold War Italy and he is currently working on a project about brainwashing. Gutherz has also edited, written, and reported radio stories for NPR and Jacobin.

Spring 2023

Authority and Rule: An Introductory Survey — POLT 136
Global Critical Theory — POLT 290
The Politics of Mind Control — POLT 338

Fall 2023

Back to the Land — FYSP 159
Writing for the Ear — WRCM 220
Writing for the Ear — WRCM 220OC
Fascism, Media, and Public Memory — WRCM 230