John Morton Beaty Professor
of Political Science
Office: Smiddy 158
- Rutgers University, Ph.D.
- Rutgers University, M.A.
- Oxford University (Graduate Study, Wycliffe Hall, Oxford)
- Princeton Seminary (Graduate Study)
- New School for Social Research, New York (Graduate Study)
- University of New Mexico, B.A. Summa Cum Laude and With Distinction
Political Theory, American Government, Public Law, Public Administration, Religion and Politics
- The Bernard S. Rodey Award “For significant contributions to Education,” Honors College Nominee,
- University of New Mexico, Alumni Association. Albuquerque, February 5, 2015.
- P.I. (Principal Investigator) Summers, 2011; 2012. Grant from Charles Koch Foundation to support Political Theory Course and Student Research Fellow for work on book American Religious Freedom ($8,000; $5,000).
- Library of Virginia Book Award Nomination for The Liberal Republicanism of John Taylor of Carolina, 2009.
- Who’s Who America’s Teachers, 2003–2004, 2005–2006.
- Outstanding Research and Publications Award, The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, 1999.
- “Burke’s Catholic Conservatism” MODERN AGE, Summer, 2014.
- Online publications in Bloom’s Literary Reference; Ancient and Medieval History; American History; Modern History; U.S. Government On Line (from Encyclopedia of Political Thought).
- “The Philosophical Trinity of Jefferson’s Political Theory” in Thomas Jefferson and Philosophy, M. Holochak, Editor, Lexington: 2014.
- “An American Evangelical Christian View of Teaching Religion in the Public Schools” in What Should Public Schools Teach Children About Religion? James Morrison Editor (forthcoming).
- “The Limits of Jefferson Scholarship” Reviews in American History 41, 2013.