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Jack Wikse

Full name

John R. Wikse

Alternative names

Jack Wikse

Presence at Shimer


Presence on Earth



University of California Berkeley 1966


University of California Berkeley 1967


University of California Berkeley 1974


Waukegan period faculty

John R. Wikse (Jack Wikse) was a member of the faculty at Shimer College during the Waukegan period.



Brief descriptionEdit

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John R. Wikse (b. 1944) is an American political scientist and educator. He is a former member of the faculty at Shimer College, and currently serves as faculty coordinator of the degree completion program at the Hutchins School of Liberal Studies at Sonoma State University. At Shimer, Wikse also led the school's Oxford study abroad program and the weekend degree program. Wikse also formerly served as Research Director at the Lifwynn Foundation. His works include the book About Possession. (from Shimer College Wiki)


  • About Possession (1977)
  • The Variety of Dream Experience (contributor)
  • Liberalism and the Modern Polity: Essays in Contemporary Political Theory (contributor)


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