David Weeks, PhD


Dean and Professor, Honors College

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 2408

Email: [email protected]

Office Location: Mary Hill Center, Room 129

David L. Weeks, PhD, is the founding dean of Azusa Pacific’s Honors College. He previously served as the dean of APU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. His academic interests include Christian liberal education, the humanities, political philosophy, and American politics, especially the intersection of religion and politics. He has published several articles on these topics and co-edited a book entitled The Liberal Arts in Higher Education. His first love is reading great books alongside great students.


  • PhD, Loyola University, Chicago
  • MA, Indiana State University
  • BS, Indiana Wesleyan University

Academic Area

  • Honors College


  • Christian Liberal Education
  • Religion and Politics
  • Political Philosophy

Courses Taught

  • HON 101 – Leadership
  • HON 240 – Core I
  • POLI 360 – Classical Political Thought
  • POLI 363 – Modern Political Thought
  • POLI 496 – Senior Seminar: Religion and Politics