David Foster

David Foster

Chair, Department of History and Political Science
Professor of Political Science
Building: 
Andrews Hall
Office Number: 
122
Phone: 
419.289.5626

Bio

David Foster is Professor of Political Science and chair of the Department of History and Political Science at Ashland University. He teaches undergraduate courses in political philosophy and international relations and graduate courses on Alexis de Tocqueville, the political thought of Mark Twain, and the Federalist Papers. He has published on John Locke, liberal education, and Mark Twain.

Research Areas

Political Philosophy
Mark Twain

Education

PhD, University of Toronto
MA, University of Toronto
BA, McMaster University

Courses Taught

AHG 510 - Mark Twain
AHG 510 - The Federalist
AHG 510 - Democracy in America

Events

Jul
2

Join us for an address by Dr. Sarah Morgan Smith, Postgraduate Research Fellow at the James Madison Program at Princeton University, entitled Papists, Pacificsts, and Puritans: The 17th Century Religious Origins of American Independence.

Jul
9

Join us for an address by Dan Monroe, Associate Professor of History at Millikin University, entitled Understanding the Honor Culture of the Antebellum South.

Jul
16

Join us for an address by Lucas Morel, Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics and Politics and Head of the Politics Department at Washington and Lee University, entitled Frederick Douglass on Race, Liberty, and the American Creed.

Sep
1

Students who anticipate completing their degree in time for the December 2017 commencement must register for graduation with the AU Registrar's Office.