Jason Stevens

Jason W. Stevens

Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science
Academic Advisor, MAHG & MASTAHG Programs
Building: 
Andrews Hall
Office Number: 
115
Phone: 
419.289.4933

Bio

Jason Stevens, Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science, joined Ashland University in 2011. Previously, he served as an adjunct instructor at the University of Akron – Wayne College, North Central State College, and the University of Dallas. He teaches political thought and history courses with fields of expertise in the American Founding, Abraham Lincoln, and political philosophy. He received his B.A. from Ashland University where he was an Ashbrook Scholar and his M.A. and Ph.D. in politics from the University of Dallas Institute of Philosophic Studies.

Research Areas

The American Founding
Abraham Lincoln
Political Philosophy

Education

PhD, MA - The University of Dallas
BA - Ashland University

Faculty Spotlight

Peter C. Myers
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.

Events

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

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