Calvin TerBeek
Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science
Phone: (860) 297-5155 Office Location: McCook 310
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Trinity College faculty member since 2023
General ProfileTeachingResearchPublications/PresentationsHonors/Awards
Ph.D., Univ. of Chicago
J.D., Tulane Univ.
B.A., Univ. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Before getting his PhD in political science at university of Chicago, Calvin TerBeek was a judicial law clerk for federal and state courts judges and a litigation associate for large and boutique commercial litigation firms. During his time as a law student, he interned at the Innocence Project (New Orleans, LA) and helped free Dennis Brown, who had been wrongfully convicted of sexually assault.

Focused on the past century of US constitutional and party politics—and their interaction with modern American conservatism and liberalism—TerBeek’s research has been published in the American Political Science Review, Studies in American Political Development, and Law & Social Inquiry, among other venues. His book manuscript, Enemy Establishments: Liberalism and Conservatism from the Progressives to Trump, is slated to be completed Summer 2023.