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Curriculum Vitae
Elizabeth Corey

Associate Professor of Political Science in the Honors Program

B.A., Oberlin College
M.A., Louisiana State University
Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Elizabeth Corey teaches courses in political philosophy, American constitutional law, and Great Texts. Her primary appointment is in Baylor's Honors Program, where she pursues a variety of interdisciplinary research interests. She is past President of the Michael Oakeshott Association, and in 2009 hosted the Association's meetings at Baylor.

Courses at Baylor:

PSC 2302 American Constitutional Development:
This course focuses on the historical development of constitutional interpretation as well as on the major landmark cases in a variety of areas of law.

PSC 4383 Contemporary Political Thought: Oakeshott, Strauss and Voegelin:
This course focuses on three seminal 20th century political theorists, who share a common interest in the classics and who, in one way or another, employ the classics in an effort to gain critical perspective on modernity.

GTX 2302 The Intellectual Tradition of the Ancient World:
In this course we focus on a careful reading of major texts from the classical and Christian tradition. We read works from a variety of authors, including Homer, Aeschylus, Plato, Aristotle, Vergil and Augustine.

Selected Publications:

"Michael Oakeshott on Religion, Aesthetics and Politics," University of Missouri Press, 2006.

"The Purposeful Patron: Political Covenant in the Salerno Ivories," in Viator (The Journal of UCLA's Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies) 40 no. 2 (Autumn 2009).

"Worlds of Experience: Aesthetics," in The Cambridge Companion to Oakeshott, Cambridge University Press, 2012, pp.86-106.

"The Two Great Lights: Regnum and Sacerdotium in the Salerno Ivories," in History of Political Thought, Spring 2013, 34:1, pp. 1-18.

"No Happy Harmony," in First Things, October 2013, no. 236, pp. 47-52.