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Department of Political Science
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97276
Waco, Texas 76798


Vince Reighard

Ph.D Candidate in Political Science

B.A., Political Science, Ashland University, 2009

Vince Reighard came to Baylor's PhD program in the fall of 2009 after receiving a B.A. in political science from Ashland University. His primary field is in political philosophy, and he is interested in the writings of Plato, Aristotle, Rousseau, Kierkegaard, and Nietzsche. He is also interested in politics and literature, particularly the works of Shakespeare, Dostoevsky, Twain, Hemingway, and Faulkner. His secondary field is in American Politics and Government, and he is interested in constitutional law and the American Founding.

Conference Presentations:

"Two Becoming One in Aristotle's Account of Friendship" at the Midwestern Political Science Association, Chicago, Illinois, April 2012

"Thucydides' Transcendence of Greek History in his Peloponnesian War" at the Southwest Political Science Association, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 2011

Teaching Apprenticeships:

PSC 3363 Western Political Thought: Classical/Medieval

PSC 3363 Western Political Thought: Plato

PSC 4383 Contemporary Political Thought

SC 2302 American Constitutional Development