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. 2017. “Water and Moral Economy,” The Journal of the Southwest, vol. 59 (no. 1 and 2), pp. 60-82.

2.  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.

3.  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.

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

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