A Serious Program for Serious Students

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Ashbrook Scholar Program

Faculty

Ashbrook Scholars have the benefit of studying with the Ashland University Department of History and Political Science, which has earned a reputation as one of the best in the nation because of what is taught (that is, a curriculum emphasizing Western Civilization and the American Founding), how it is taught (conversationally with great books and original documents), and who is teaching.

History and Political Science faculty at Ashland University include:

Dr. Jeffrey Sikkenga leading a classroom discussion.

Dr. Jeffrey Sikkenga leading a classroom discussion.

Christopher Burkett
Co-Director of the Ashbrook Scholar Program
Associate Professor of Political Science
Courses Offered: Understanding Politics, Democracy in America, Early American Political Thought, Late American Political Thought, The American Founding

Jeffrey Sikkenga
Co-Director of the Ashbrook Scholar Program
Professor of Political Science
Courses Offered: Democracy in America, Constitutional Powers, Constitutional Rights, Machiavelli, Politics and Religion, Human Being and Citizen

David Foster
Associate Professor of Political Science
Chairman of the Department of History and Political Science
Courses Offered: Ancient Political Thought, Early Modern Political Thought, Modern Political Thought, Mark Twain

John E. Moser
Professor of History
Courses Offered: Western Civilization, Modern East Asia, World War II, Revolution and Reaction, Age of Enlightenment

Dr. Emily Hess lecturing on recent American History.

Justin D. Lyons
Associate Professor of Political Science
Courses Offered: Medieval Europe, Winston Churchill, Medieval Political Thought, The British Empire, Renaissance and Reformation

René Paddags
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Courses Offered: Western Civilization, Comparative Politics, International Relations, International Organizations, Modern Middle East

Emily Hess
Visiting Assistant Professor of History
Courses Offered: American History, Race and Equality in America, Contemporary America

Jason Stevens
Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science
Courses Offered: Understanding Politics, Politics and Religion, American Political Thought