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Department of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences
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Dr. Betti joined the faculty in the Department of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences in 2012.  He earned his doctorate in political science at Texas A&M University, where he studied the dialogues of Plato and other classics in political philosophy.  Before his arrival at Pittsburg State University, Dr. Betti was a visiting assistant professor at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio and an assistant professor at Oklahoma Panhandle State University.  Professor Betti, when not teaching, researching, or writing, is known to make discordant noise with his bass guitar.

Education and Certifications

Ph.D., Political Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
B.A., Political Science, Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, VA

Courses Taught

POLS 101: U.S. Politics
POLS 301: Kansas State and Local Government
POLS 517: U.S. Congress
POLS 604: U.S. Presidency

Faculty Adviser for the College Republicans

Interests, Publications, and Presentations

“The Search for the Political Thought of the Historical Thrasymachus.” Polis: The Journal for Ancient Greek Political Thought. Vol. 28, No.1. 2011.

“Establish the College of Electors: How the Electoral College is Failing and Why a Democratic, National Election is Not the Answer.” Createspace Independent Publishing, 2012.

Daniel Betti

Instructor of Political Science

Areas of Specialization
   U.S. Politics
   the American Founding
   Platonic Political Philosophy

Dept. of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences
306F Russ Hall
Pittsburg State University
1701 S. Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762
U.S.A

620-235-4178 office phone
dbetti@pittstate.edu