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Daniel Palm, Ph.D.

Chair and Professor, Department of History and Political Science
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 3782
Daniel C. Palm, Ph.D, is chair and professor of the Department of History and Political Science at Azusa Pacific University where he teaches courses in International Relations, Comparative Politics, and Foreign Policy. His areas of research and writing include politics in China and Taiwan, political problems in developing nations, terrorism, American political thought, and civil and religious liberties. He is contributing editor of On Faith and Free Government and co-author of A Nation Under God? The ACLU and Religion in American Politics.


  • Ph.D. - Claremont Graduate School, 1991
  • M.A. - University of Chicago, 1980
  • B.A. - Augustana College, 1979


Honors College

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • History and Political Science


  • American Political Thought
  • Civil and Religious Liberties
  • Political Problems in Developing Nations
  • Politics in China and Taiwan
  • Terrorism

Courses Taught

  • POLI 300 – Research and Writing
  • POLI 320 – Comparative Politics
  • POLI 340 – International Relations
  • POLI 471 – Political Topics