Charles Hoffman

Senior Instructor

Ph.D., Political Science, Indiana University

M.A., International Relations, Boston University

B.S., Management Science, Virginia Tech

(360) 650-2908

AH 424

M 6:30-7:15, R 4:00-5:30 and by appointment

Current Courses

Winter 2019

PLSC 302: Western Europe

PLSC 361: Classical Political Thought


Spring 2019

PLSC 261: Intro to Political Theory

PLSC 361: Classical Political Thought

Charles Hoffman received his MA in International Relations from Boston University and his PhD in Political Science from Indiana University.  He joined the faculty of the Political Science Department at Western Washington University in 2004.

Dr. Hoffman’s research interests include comparative political and social theory, the history of political thought, citizenship and social change, and European politics. He teaches courses on Classical Political Thought, Contemporary Political Theory, and Issues in Political Theory.

Research Interests

  • Citizenship & Social Change
  • Comparative Political & Social Theory
  • European Politics
  • History of Political Thought