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


Curriculum Vitae

Josh King

Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science

B.A., Political Science and History, Furman University, 2009
M.A., Political Science, Baylor University, 2012

Josh received his B.A. in Political Science and History from Furman University in 2009. From 2009-2010, Josh worked in student affairs at Wofford College. This experience reaffirmed his passion for mentoring and building relationships with college students. Josh’s preference for mentoring in the context of the classroom led him to Baylor University in the fall of 2010. At Baylor, Josh studied the history of political thought and the development of international relations theory. Josh’s research interests include political philosophy, early modern political thought, international relations theory, critical realism, constructivism, and diplomatic history.

Title: Rousseau's Construction of International Relations
Anticipated Completion Date: Spring 2015


David Corey and Josh King. “ ‘Pacem in Terris’ and the Just War Tradition: A Semicentennial Reconsideration.” Journal of Military Ethics. Vol 2, 2013.

Conference Participation

John Calvin and International Relations: Realist and Rationalist Elements of Calvin’s Political Thought. Northeast Political Science Association, Boston, MA; November 2012.

Pitiful Friends: Pity, Friendship, and Self-Knowledge in Emile bk IV - Northeastern Political Science Association Meeting, November 14-16, 2013

Teaching Experience

Teacher of Record
PSC 3315 Fundamentals of International Politics, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014

Teaching Assistant
PSC 4355 Power, Morality, and International Relations, Fall 2012
PSC 3373 Modern Political Thought, Spring 2012

Baylor University Seminars for Excellence in Teaching

No More Waiting in Silence: Leading the Discussion-Oriented Class

Flipping the Classroom

Methodological Magic Bullets? Foreign Language Courses and Beyond