Alan Kellner

Alan J Kellner is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at Northwestern University. He teaches Field Studies in the Modern Workplace, where he brings his work experience to bear. Wearing a blue collar, Alan has worked as a laborer in a toilet seat factory (they have to be made somewhere!). Wearing a white collar, he has worked as a writer and e-learning specialist for a health care revenue cycle consulting firm. Wearing a padded-elbow suit jacket, in addition to teaching Field Studies in the Modern Workplace since 2015, he previously taught at Harold Washington College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago. He has published (with David Lay Williams) a chapter in The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy, entitled, "Plato, Dumbledore, and the Lust for Power." Alan's academic work interprets the role of the distinction between nature and civilization in Immanuel Kant's global political philosophy.