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Thomas Halper
Position: Professor
Campus Affiliation: Baruch College
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. Vanderbilt University
Research Interests: American politics, constitutional law

Prof. Halper chairs the political science department at Baruch College. His most recent book is Positive Rights in a Republic of Talk (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003).  Among his other publications are: "Accommodating Death," in Philosophy of Medicine: Framing the Field (2000); "From Warren and Brandeis to Roe and Cruzan," Journal of Medicine and Philosophy (1996); The Misfortunes of Others (Cambridge Univ. Press, 1989); "Life and Death in a Welfare State," Milbank Quarterly (1985); Power, Politics, and American Democracy (Scott, Foresman, 1980); "The New Deserving Poor and the Old," Polity (1973); Foreign Policy Crises (Merrill, 1971); and "The Logic of Judicial Reasoning," Indiana Law Journal (1967).