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PhD Recipients and Placements

Name Degree Date Position and Institution Dissertation Title Dissertation Director
Deborah O'Malley Postdoctoral Fellow, Princeton University Religious Institutions and Associational Freedom in U.S. Supreme Court Jurisprudence Dr. David Nichols
David Little May 2017 Lecturer, Baylor University Aristotle and Kant on the Noble and the Good Dr. Dwight Allman
Kevin Burns May 2017 Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Christendom College Progressive Constitutionalism: William Howard Taft as Chief Executive and Chief Justice Dr. David Nichols
Christine Basil May 2017 Visiting Assistant Professor, Morehead State University
Who Am I to Judge? Rhetoric, Passion, and Rule of Law in Aristotle's Political Thought Dr. Mary Nichols
Nathan Warf December 2016 Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Freed-Hardeman University Political Pluralism and the Common Law Dr. David Corey
Joshua King May 2016 Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Azusa Pacific University Good for Self and Good for Others: Rousseau's Construction of International Politics Dr. David Corey; Dr.David Clinton
Stephen Sims August 2015 Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Rochester Institute of Technology

Justice, Prudence, and Foreign Relations in Aristotle's Political Thought

Dr. Mary Nichols; Dr. David Clinton
Eric Fleury May 2015 Visiting Assistant Professor, College of the Holy Cross A Fruitless Crown: The Logic and Limits of Foreign Policy in Revolutionist Dictatorships Dr. David Clinton
Christopher Bissex May 2014 Research Analyst Hanover Research
Institutionalizing Class Conflict: Gouverneur Morris on Mediating Class Warfare through Separation of Powers Dr. David Nichols
Vincent Reighard December 2014 Adjunct Professor, Northwest Christian University Nietzsche as Educator Dr. David Corey
May 2014 Senior Lecturer, University of Texas San Antonio Aquinas on Judgment, Justice, and the Unity of Peace Dr. Mary Nichols
Adam Carrington May 2014 Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Hillsdale College Liberty in Full: Justice Field's Cooperative Constitution of Liberty Dr. David Nichols
Mark Scully May 2014 Assistant Professor (tenure-track), University of the Ozarks The Path to Party Unity: Popular Presidential Leadership and Principles Consensus Dr. David Nichols
Joseph Wysocki May 2013 Associate Professor and Assistant Dean, Belmont Abbey College Congressional Rhetoric: Going Public and Its Effects on the Institution Dr. David Nichols
David Capper May 2013 Full Time Lecturer, Texas A&M Galveston Justice Anthony M. Kennedy and Substantive Due Process: Why the Most Powerful Judge in History Isn't as Everybody Thinks He Is Dr. David Nichols
Anthony Bartl May 2012 Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Angelo State University The Principled Constitutionalism of Justice Anthony M. Kennedy Dr. David Nichols
Steven Block May 2012 Senior Lecturer, Baylor University Rhetoric, Reason, and Belief: Aristotle and John Stuart Mill on Persuasion Dr. Mary Nichols
May 2012 Assistant Professor (tenure-track) and St. John XXIII Chair in Catholic Studies, St. Thomas University, Fredericton The Other as Friend: A Platonic Reply to the Political Thought of Jacques Derrida Dr. Mary Nichols
May 2012 Adjunct Instructor, University of Tulsa Political Philosophy and the Divine Ground: Eric Voegelin on Plato Dr. David Corey
Elizabeth Amato December 2011 Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Gardner-Webb University Happiness and Modernity: The Pursuit of Happiness and the American Regime Dr. Mary Nichols
Matthew Brogdon December 2011 Assistant Professor (tenure-track), University of Texas San Antonio The Supreme Court and American Constitutionalism: Reassessing the Institutional Role of Judicial Power in the Constitutional System Dr. David Nichols
May 2011 Associate Professor, St. Vincent's College
John Rawls and the Supreme Court: A Study in Continuity and Change Dr. David Nichols
May 2011 Associate Professor, Lee University
Balancing Liberty of Contract with Police Power: A Hobbesian Approach Dr. David Nichols
Patrick Cain May 2010 Associate Professor and Chair, Lakehead University Family, Rights, and Community: Aristotle, Locke, and the Supreme Court Dr. Mary Nichols
Amy Edmonds May 2010 Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Milligan College Autonomy and Church Opposition to Authoritarianism in Latin America Dr. Jerold Waltman
May 2010 Associate Professor, West Florida University The Role of the Supreme Court in Antitrust Enforcement Dr. David Nichols
Andrew Hogue December 2009 Senior Lecturer, Director of the Baylor Social Innovation Collaborative (BAY-SIC) and the Philanthropy & Public Service Program, Baylor University 1980: Reagan, Carter, and the Politics of Religion in America Dr. Martin Medhurst