Lunch & Learn with Baylor's Honors College
On Civil Discourse and Free Speech
Tuesday, April 13 | On Demand Video Premieres at 11 a.m. CDT
Spend your lunch break with the Baylor Honors College. Dean Doug Henry, Ph.D.; David Corey, Ph.D.; and three senior political science majors will share about the past year at the Honors College before leading a timely discussion about Civil Discourse and Free Speech. Enjoy this wonderful opportunity to learn more about one of the many areas of excellence within Baylor University.
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About our Speakers
David Corey, Ph.D., Professor of Political Philosophy
David Corey is Professor of Political Philosophy in the Honors College at Baylor University and an affiliated faculty member in the departments of Political Science and Philosophy. He is the author of numerous scholarly articles and book chapters, as well as two books, The Just War Tradition (with J. Daryl Charles, ISI Books, 2012) and The Sophists in Plato’s Dialogues (SUNY Press, 2015). He is currently at work on a book about how Americans understand the meaning of politics and how “liberalism” has simultaneously formed and deformed the American mind.
Dr. Corey was educated at Oberlin College, where he earned degrees in classical languages and music performance. He earned his MA and PhD at Louisiana State University, home of the Eric Voegelin Institute. He studied Law for a year at Old College, Edinburgh and held a D.A.A.D. scholarship for a year’s study at the University of Heidelberg.
Dr. Corey is a devoted teacher. He received Baylor’s Outstanding Teaching Award in 2008 and again in 2018; and he has twice been named Faculty Member of the Year by Baylor's Student Government.
Douglas Henry, Ph.D., Honors College Dean
Baylor Honors College Dean Douglas Henry, Ph.D., has led the Honors College, both as interim dean and dean since 2019. Dean Henry joined Baylor’s faculty in 2001, spending the next nearly two decades leading and serving the students, faculty and staff of Baylor University. Dr. Henry has taught students in all four of the Honors College programs in courses covering everything from Homer’s Iliadto 21-st century great books such as Marilynne Robinsons’ Gileadand Cormac McCarthy’s Road.
Dr. Henry previously served as the director of Baylor’s Institute for Faith and Learning, and he and his wife, Michele L. Henry, Ph.D., served for six years as faculty stewards of Brooks Residential College. Dr. Michele Henry is the professor of choral music education and director of the music education division in the Baylor School of Music. Dean Henry also co-directed the Baylor in Turkey and Greece summer study abroad programs from 2011-2019 and serves as a mentor for the Lilly Graduate Fellows Program, a national initiative supporting Ph.D. students interested in teaching in church-related higher-education.