Kenneth E. Sharpe

Visiting Scholar


Department of Political Science


Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA

Geographic Location

United States
Kenneth E. Sharpe

Kenneth E. Sharpe is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Political Science at Swarthmore College where he teaches political philosophy, practical ethics, Latin American politics, and foreign policy.  He has been a Visiting Professor at the University of British Columbia, at the Law School at the University of Colorado, and at Dartmouth College.  He has done research, teaching and writing in Latin American politics, , U.S. foreign policy, narcotics policy, and democratization.  His emphasis in recent years is in the field of political philosophy and ethics with a focus on character development and practical wisdom in contemporary life, work, and politics.

Primary Recipient Awards

Kenneth E. Sharpe – International Visiting Research Scholars – 2016