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Adam Seagrave

Adam Seagrave

Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty
Ashbrook Center
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Adam Seagrave (Ph.D., University of Notre Dame) is Associate Director and Associate Professor in the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership at Arizona State University. His research focuses on the central ideas of the American political tradition, both in the American context itself as well as its antecedents in the history of political thought. His first book, The Foundations of Natural Morality: On the Compatibility of Natural Rights and the Natural Law, was published by the University of Chicago Press in 2014. He has also published Liberty and Equality: The American Conversation (University Press of Kansas, 2015) and The Accessible Federalist (Hackett Publishing Co., 2017). In addition to his teaching and research, Dr. Seagrave serves as managing editor of the journal American Political Thought, as well as founder and co-editor of the journal Starting Points, and associate editor of the journal Compass.


PhD, University of Notre Dame
BA, Thomas Aquinas College

Courses Taught

AHG 501 - American Revolution
AHG 502 - American Founding
AHG 503 - Sectionalism and Civil War


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