Christopher Burkett, associate professor of political science, joined Ashland University in 2005. He teaches American political thought and institutions courses, and his fields of expertise include the American founding, American foreign policy, and political philosophy. He serves as faculty advisor to Student Senate, and was named Outstanding Male Faculty Member of the Year in 2008. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Ashland University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in politics from the University of Dallas.
POLSC 101 Understanding Politics
POLSC 102 Democracy in America
POLSC 301 American Foreign Policy
POLSC 305 Political Parties and Interest Groups
POLSC 320 American Political Thought I
POLSC 321 American Political Thought II
POLSC 370 Topics: American Founding
AHG 502 The American Founding
Book review of Freedom Reclaimed: Rediscovering the American Vision by John E. Schwarz (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005), in Political Science Quarterly (Winter 2005/2006).
A chapter titled "Contemporary Conservative Foreign Policy and the American Founding," in the forthcoming book Modern America and the Legacy of the Founding, (edited by R.J. Pestritto and Thomas G. West, Lexington Books, 2006).
Dissertation, "To Secure These Rights: National Security, Foreign Policy and the Principles of the American Founding."