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Clarissa Rile Hayward

​Associate Professor of Political Science, Philosophy (by courtesy), and Urban Studies (affiliate)
PhD, Yale University
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contact info:

office hours:

  • By Appointment​

mailing address:

  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Campus Box 1073
  • One Brookings Drive
  • St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
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​Professor Hayward is a political theorist whose research and teaching focus on questions central to understanding and evaluating political life: “What is social power, and how does it shape human freedom?” “What does democratic government entail, and what are its practical and institutional implications?” “How do social actors create and maintain identities?”