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Christopher Flannery, Ph.D.

Director, Humanities Program
Professor, Department of History and Political Science
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 3101
Email: cflannery@apu.edu
In addition to his work at APU, Christopher Flannery, Ph.D., has been a member of the board of directors of The Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy since 1981 and is the senior editor of the Claremont Review of Books.

Education

Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School
M.A., Claremont Graduate School
M.A., The London School of Economics and Political Science
B.A., California State University, Northridge

Department

  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    • History and Political Science

Expertise

  • American Political Thought
  • Classics
  • Political Philosophy

Courses Taught

HUM 224 – Humanities Seminar IV: Great Ideas
HUM 321 – Humanities Seminar I: Great Works
HUM 324 – Humanities Seminar IV: Great Ideas
POLI 160 – Introduction to Politics
POLI 360 – Classical Political Thought
POLI 363 – Modern Political Thought
POLI 376 – The American Founding
POLI 471 – Political Topics
POLI 496 – Senior Seminar: Religion and Politics
HUM 221 – Humanities Seminar I: Great Works

Professional/Scholarly Presentations

Publications
“O Captain! My Captain!” an essay in The Claremont Review of Books, Winter 2008-09.

“Hallowed Ground,” an essay for The John M. Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs, July 2009. http://www.ashbrook.org/publicat/oped/flannery/09/hallowed-ground.html

“From Machiavelli to America,” a review of Machiavelli’s Liberal Republican Legacy, edited by Paul Rahe (Cambridge University Press, 2005), http://www.ashbrook.org/publicat/oped/flannery/07/rahe.html, June, 2007.

Flannery, Christopher. "The Declaration of Independence and Equality." In Affirmative Action, An Encyclopedia, edited by James A. Beckman, (2004).

Flannery, Christopher. "Henry Adams and Our Ancient Faith." In History of American Political Thought edited by Bryan-Paul Frost and Jefferey Sikkenga, (2003).

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Professional Experience

Academic Experience
Senior Fellow, The Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy, 1992-present

Adjunct Fellow, The John M. Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs, Ashland University, 1997-present

Industry Experience
Vice President, The Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy, 1982-87

Senior Editor, The Claremont Review of Books, 2002-present

Editor and writer, Public Research, 1978-82

Professional Involvement and Accomplishments

Associations, Boards, Committees
Member, Board of Advisors, The John M. Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs, Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio, 2000-present
Member, Board of Directors, The Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy, 1981-present

Office Hours

Tuesday, 2:30–5:30 p.m.

Office Location

Ronald Building, Room 120, East Campus

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