Be Stone (they/them)

Assistant Professor, Rhodes College

I am Assistant Professor of Politics and Law at Rhodes College. Previously, I was an American Studies Dissertation Fellow at The Graduate Center, The City University of New York where I received my Ph.D. My research interests include American politics and public policy from a feminist and critical race perspective.

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  • Assistant Professor (tenure-track)Rhodes College, Department of Politics and Law*Non-CUNY
  • American Studies Dissertation FellowCUNY Graduate Center
  • Doctoral CandidatePolitical ScienceCUNY Graduate Center
  • Associate EditorPolity, the journal of the Northeastern Political Science Association*Non-CUNY
  • Graduate Teaching FellowPolitical ScienceBaruch College
  • Adjunct InstructorPolitical ScienceBrooklyn College
Academic Interests

American political culture, qualitative and interpretive methods, modern and contemporary political theory


Ph.D. Political Science, The Graduate Center, CUNY

M.A. Political Science, The Graduate Center, CUNY

B.A. Religion and Politics, Prescott College


“Language as Action and ‘We’ as Invitation in Hanna Pitkin’s Wittgenstein and Justice,” Polity 55 (3), co-authored with Alyson Cole: (invited).

“Is There ‘Hope for Every Addicted American’? The New U.S. War on Drugs” Social Sciences, 7(1), 3: 10.3390/socsci7010003 (peer-reviewed).