Sean Tracy

Sean Tracy

Doctoral Candidate


MA (Bogazici University) | BA - Psychology (Thomas Edison State University)

Political Studies

Arts and Science

Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room B303

Supervisor: Margaret Moore


Brief Biography

Sean Tracy is a PhD candidate specializing in Political Theory and Comparative Politics. His primary research interests are in global justice, especially issues involving territorial rights (e.g., collective self-determination, secession, territorial autonomy...), resolving ethnic and sectarian conflict, and international law. His other research interests are wide-ranging and include Just War Theory, issues of liberal toleration and state justification and legitimacy, and the debate between cosmopolitanism and liberal nationalism.


Queen's University (2022-2023)

  • POLS 241: Comparative Politics - Transformations

  • POLS 359: Issues in Political Theory

Queen's University (2021-2022)

  • POLS 250: History of Political Thought 

Boğaziçi University (2014-2016)

  • PHIL 101: Introduction to philosophy

  • PHIL 105: Informal logic/Critical thinking

  • PHIL 106: Philosophical texts (writing composition)

  • PHIL 112: Intro to modern philosophy

Selected Publications

Thesis title: “Reconciling Comprehensive Liberalism and Islam”

Thesis Number: 399316 -