Ph.D. Political Science, Claremont Graduate School, 1986
M.A. Political Science, Claremont Graduate School, 1982
B.A. Political Science, Arkansas State University, 1977
Awards, Memberships, & Fellowships
Hillsdale College Professor of the Year, 1995
Henry A. Salvatori Fellow, The Heritage Foundation, 1992-1993
Publius Fellow, 1981
Earhart Fellow, Earhart Foundation, 1979-1981, 1986
The U.S. Constitution: A Reader. Hillsdale, MI: Hillsdale College Press, 2012. Co-Editor and contributor.
“Love in the Age of Neuroscience.” The New Atlantis: A Journal of Technology and Society 10 (Fall 2005): 59-71. Also published as “Wolfe Howling, or The Metamorphosis of Charlotte Simmons.” Perspectives in Political Science 36, no. 2 (Summer 2007). Co-authored with Jon Fennell.
“Edmund Morris’s Contempt for Reagan and America: A Critical Review of Dutch.” On Principle. December 1999. Also published by The Lincoln Heritage Foundation in January 2000.
“A Prospective on the 1998 Congressional Elections.” On Principle. October 1998.
“Book Review: Vindicating the Founders: Race, Sex, Class, and Justice in the Origins of America by Thomas West.” Orange County Register 16 November 1997.
“Book Review: Not Out of Africa: How Afrocentrism Became an Excuse to Teach Myth as History by Mary Lefkowitz.” The Detroit News 7 August 1996.
The Reagan Legacy: Rejecting Revisionist History. Ashland, OH: Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs, 1993.
“The Promise Breaker and the Future.” In Lessons of the Bush Defeat. Ashland, OH: Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs, 1993.
“Rediscovering Publius: An Introduction to The Federalist Symposium.” The Political Science Reviewer 19 (Fall 1990): 1-9.
“Too Rum for Moderns.” Review of Saul Bellow’s The Dean’s December. The Claremont Review of Books May 1982.
POL 101: U.S. Constitution
POL 202: American Political Thought
POL 210: Regimes: Classical and Modern
POL 211: Classical Political Philosophy
POL 301: American Government
POL 306 & Pol 523: Parties and Elections
POL 393: Xenophon’s Socrates
POL 412: Politics and Literature
POL 601: Plato
POL 722: Xenophon
POL 740: Plato’s Symposium