Christopher Flannery

Louaine S. Taylor Professor
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty
Building: 
Ashbrook Center
Office Number: 
801
Phone: 
626.815.6000

Bio

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
Classics
Political Philosophy

Education

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

Faculty Spotlight

Faculty

Peter C. Myers is Professor of Political Science, specializing in political philosophy and U.S. constitutional law, at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He earned his B.A. in Political Science from Northwestern University and his Ph.D. in Political Science from Loyola University Chicago. His Ph.D. dissertation, “John Locke on the Naturalness of Rights,” received the American Political Science Association’s Leo Strauss Award for the Best Doctoral Dissertation in the Field of Political Philosophy in 1992.

Professor Myers is the author of two books: Our Only Star and Compass: Locke on the Struggle for Political Rationality (1998) and Frederick Douglass: Race and the Rebirth of American Liberalism (2008). He has published articles, chapters, and book reviews in the fields of liberal political philosophy, American literature, and American political thought, including a chapter on Martin Luther King, Jr., in the History of American Political Thought anthology edited by Bryan-Paul Frost and Ashland University’s Jeffrey Sikkenga, and an article on Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln in the May 2010 issue of the American Political Science Review. He is currently researching a book on the idea of color-blindness in American political thought.