Christopher Flannery

Louaine S. Taylor Professor
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty
Ashbrook Center
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Christopher Flannery is Louaine S. Taylor Professor of American History and Government at Ashland University and Professor of Political Science and the director of the Humanities Program at Azusa Pacific University. He has been a member of the board of directors of the The Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy since 1981 and is currently the senior editor of The Claremont Review of Books.

Research Areas

American Political Thought
Political Philosophy


Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School
M.A., Claremont Graduate School
M.A., The London School of Economics
B.A., California State University, Northridge

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Steven F. Hayward is Scholar in Residence at the University of Colorado at Boulder and the Thomas and Mabel Guy Professor of American History and Government at Ashland University. Prior to joining UC, he was the F.K. Weyerhaeuser Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. He is the author of a two volume biography of Ronald Reagan, The Age of Reagan: The Fall of the Old Liberal Order, 1964-1980 and The Age of Reagan: The Conservative Counterrevolution, 1980-1989 Additionally, he has written biographies on President Jimmy Carter and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.