Christopher Flannery

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 a Professor in the Honors College at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, California. 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 BooksHe is a native of Los Angeles. On evenings and weekends, he is an essayist, poet, songwriter, and spoken word artist. His first album, Even in L.A., was released July 4, 2015 (

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