Clay Arnold

Professor and Department Chair

Irby Hall, Room #217B

(501) 450-3412



Curriculum Vita

Ph.D., Political Science, University of Arizona, 1988

M.A., Political Science, University of South Carolina, 1981

B.A., Political Science, University of South Carolina, 1977



U.S. Government & Politics

Political Theory I

Environmental Policy & Regulation

Seminar in Political Ethics



1.  Arnold, T. Clay. 2008. “The San Luis Valley and the Moral Economy of Water,” in John M. Whiteley, Helen Ingram, and Richard W. Perry (eds.), Water, Place & Equity, MIT Press Series in American and Comparative Environmental Policy, pp. 37-68.

2.  Arnold, T. Clay. 2007. “The Moral Economy and Politics of Water in the Arid American West,” in Charles Brown and Ted Toadvine (eds.), Nature’s Edge: Explorations in Ecological Theory and Practice, SUNY Press Series in Environmental Philosophy and Ethics, pp. 161-175.

3.  Arnold, T. Clay. 2006. “Executive Power, the War on Terrorism, and the Idea of Rights,” Politics & Policy, vol. 34, pp. 670-688.

4.  Arnold, T. Clay. 2001. “Rethinking Moral Economy,” American Political Science Review, vol. 95, pp. 85-95.