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Charlotte Mencke


Charlotte Mencke is pursuing a PhD in Political Science, with a primary concentration in political theory. Her research interests lie in ancient Greek political thought and tragedy, feminist theory, and Hannah Arendt. Originally from the Rhein-Main region in Germany, Charlotte holds Bachelor’s degrees from Sciences Po Paris and the Free University of Berlin and an M.A. from the University of Chicago. Outside of research and teaching, she enjoys playing the violin, cooking, and, after a year of remote graduate study, finally exploring the city of Chicago in all its varied aspects.