Political science faculty

Daniel Edward Young, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science
Department Chair

Ph.D., Temple University
M.P.I.A., University of Pittsburgh
B.A., Calvin College

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Dr. Young is a political theorist with research interests in modern political thought, the political theory of international relations, and the intersection of theology and political theory. He has presented papers at several academic conferences in the United States and has authored articles, book chapters, and book reviews. His current research is on the relationship of political liberalism and natural law.


    Publications and presentations

    • "MacIntyre, Alasdair C." in The Encyclopedia of Political Thought (Wiley-Blackwell, forthcoming 2014)
    • “Escape from Machiavellianism? Thomist Themes in Twentieth Century Political Realism.” Politics and Religion (December 2011)
    • "International Institutions and the Problem of Judgment" in Christianity and Power Politics Today: Christian Realism and Contemporary Political Dilemmas, edited by Eric Patterson (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008).
    • "Martin Wight: Politics in the Era of Leviathan" in The Christian Realists: Reassessing the Contributions of Niebuhr and his Contemporaries, edited by Eric Patterson (University Press of America, 2003).


    • American Political Science Association
    • Association for Political Theory
    • Christians in Political Science
    • International Society for MacIntyrean Enquiry