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Mauro Caraccioli

Assistant Professor
  • Core Faculty Member of ASPECT PhD Program
Old Quad, 503 Major Williams Hall Blacksburg, VA

Degrees and/or credentials

  • B.A., Philosophy and International Relations- Florida National University in Miami
  • M.A., International Studies - Florida State University
  • Ph.D., Political Science: Political Theory and International Relations - University of Florida


  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Religion and Culture
  • Department of Philosophy
  • ASPECT (Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical and Cultural Thought)- PhD Program

Subject areas / Areas of expertise

  • Political Science, Global History, Religion
  • Philosophy, Economics, Global Cultures

Courses I regularly teach

  • Introduction to Political Theory
  • Global Latin America
  • Nature and Politics
  • Global Colonization
  • Theories of Empire and Imperalism 


Additional details about myself

  • Spanish is his primary language and was born in Honduras 
  • First in his family to pursue formal college in the United States
  • An ally of the LGBTQ+ community