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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.

Graduate Courses in American History and Government

See a topic on our schedule that piques your interest? Want to learn from nationally-known scholars who are experts in their fields? Our courses, both the Live Online and Weeklong Summer formats, are open to all qualified students. You are welcome to enroll in courses for teacher recertification or continuing education requirements, for transfer to a master's program at a different university, or simply to satisfy your personal curiousity as a lifelong learner.

Learn more about our courses, view our schedule, or register today at TeachingAmericanHistory.org.

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.