Joshua D. King, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of History and Political Science

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 3741
Office Location: Ronald Building, Room 103
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Joshua King, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of political science. He earned his Ph.D. at Baylor University where he studied political philosophy and international relations. King’s areas of teaching include ancient, modern, and American political thought. King’s emphasis as a teacher is on building classroom community to facilitate discussion-driven courses. His primary research interests are at the intersection of political philosophy and international relations. King’s research examines how the tradition of political philosophy speaks to contemporary international relations theory and addresses the tension between order and justice within international relations.


  • Ph.D., Political Science, Baylor University
  • M.A., Political Science, Baylor University
  • B.A., History, Political Science, Furman University

Academic Area

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


  • American Foreign Policy
  • American Political Thought
  • Ancient Political Philosophy
  • International Relations Theory
  • Modern Political Philosophy

Courses Taught

  • POLI 160 Introduction to Politics
  • POLI 360 Classical Political Thought
  • POLI 376 The American Founding

Office Hours

Tuesday/Thursday: 4:00-4:45PM
Wednesday: 1:00 - 2:30PM

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