Marjorie Jeffrey

Ph.D. in Political Science, 2018

Education:
B.A., Government, Wofford College, 2011
M.A., Political Science, Baylor University, 2014

Bio:

Marjorie began the PhD program at Baylor in the fall of 2012. She graduated summa cum laude from Wofford College in 2011, where she received her BA in Government, with concentrations in Political Thought and International Politics. She also received the 2012 Government Department award. While at Baylor University, Marjorie has specialized in Political Theory with a secondary field in International Relations, and is writing a dissertation on Winston Churchill’s thought on war and international politics. She has taught upper and lower level courses in international relations, and is currently an adjunct instructor in American Government at Wofford College.

Publications:

“Science, Democracy, and Peace: Churchill on Society and Statesmanship in the Fulton Address and Beyond," Journal of Transatlantic Studies, Quarter 4, 2016.

Presentations:

“Winston Churchill’s Historical Philosophy,” American Political Science Association Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September 2017

“Honor Rightly Understood: Winston Churchill’s Understanding of Ethical Deliberation in International Society,” International Studies Association Meeting, Baltimore, MD, February 2017

“The Throne Occupied by A Throng: Winston Churchill on Technology and Democracy,” Midwestern Political Science Association Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 2016

“The Abolition of Statesmen: Kant’s Moral and Political Teaching,” Northeastern Political Science Association Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 2015

“Science, Democracy, and Peace: Churchill on Society and Statesmanship in the Fulton Address and Beyond," Transatlantic Studies Association 14th Annual Conference, Middelburg, The Netherlands, July 2015

“Henry Adams and the Unity of the High Middle Ages,” Northeastern Political Science Association Meeting, Boston, MA, November 2014

Other Conference Participation:

Participant, “Liberty and Liberal Education,” ISI-Liberty Fund Graduate Colloquium, Mecosta MI, April 2017

Panelist, Alexander Hamilton Institute Summer Conference: “The Cold War and American Statesmanship,” Hamilton, NY, June 2016

Discussant, Northeastern Political Science Association, Philadelphia, PA, November 2015

Panelist, Alexander Hamilton Institute Summer Conference: “Churchill and De Gaulle,” Hamilton, NY, June 2015

Participant, “Shakespeare and Plutarch,” ISI-Liberty Fund Graduate Colloquium, Mecosta, MI, April 2015

Discussant, Northeastern Political Science Association Meeting, Boston, MA, November 2014

Panelist, Alexander Hamilton Institute Summer Conference: “Democracy In America,” Hamilton, NY, June 2014

Panelist, Alexander Hamilton Institute Summer Conference: “What So Proudly We Hail,” June 2013

Service and Activities:

Director of Outreach, Baylor Graduate Student Association Executive Committee, 2015-2016

Political Science Representative, Baylor Graduate Student Association, 2014-2015

Political Science Alternate Representative, Baylor Graduate Student Association, 2013-2014