Christopher Duncan

Christopher Duncan

Office: Verhaegen Hall, Room 303

Office Hours: Spring 2017-- TR 8:30-9:15 and by appointment

Dr. Christopher Duncan, Professor of Political Science and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, specializes in political theory, particularly religion and politics and American political thought.

Education and Background. Dr. Duncan earned a B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science from the University of Michigan and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from Wayne State University. Before coming to Saint Louis University, he served as Provost of Wittenberg University, Dean of the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts at Duquesne University, Professor and Chair of Political Science at the University of Dayton, and Assistant and Associate Professor at Mississippi State University.

Teaching. Dr. Duncan has taught classes in the politics of Jesus, Catholic social teaching and American public policy, Christianity and society, American government, and all sorts of political theory. While his duties a Dean of the College of Arts and Science keep him from teaching as much as he would like, he hopes to teach an occasional class at Saint Louis University.

Research. Dr. Duncan is the author of Fugitive Theory: Political Theory, the Southern Agrarians, and America (Lexington Books, 2000) and The Anti-Federalists and Early American Political Thought (Northern Illinois University Press, 1995). He has also published articles in a variety of journals, including Listening: A  Journal of Communication Ethics, Religion, and Culture; Journal of Poverty; The Review of Politics; Politics and Policy, and Polity. He is presently working on a book on the Catholic social tradtion and the American liberal state and other pieces.

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