Christopher Burkett

Dr. Christopher Burkett

Associate Professor of Political Science
Co-Chair, Master of Arts in American History and Government
Andrews Hall
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  • Joined Ashland University in 2005 and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in American political thought and institutions
  • Fields of expertise include the American founding, American foreign policy and political philosophy
  • Co-director of the Ashbrook Scholar Program
  • Named Outstanding Male Faculty Member of the Year in 2008
  • Received the Edward and Louaine Taylor Excellence in Teaching Award in 2011



University of Dallas, Ph.D. in Politics, M.A. in Politics
Ashland University, B.A

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