False True

John W. Grant

Professor of Politics, Chair of the Politics Department

The above personal links are controlled by the individual and are not any form of representation of statement by Hillsdale College. They are provided as a convenience and views expressed on the sites may not reflect the views or opinions of the College.


B.A. Political Science and History, Eureka College, 1994

M.A. Politics, University of Dallas, 1997

Ph.D. Politics, University of Dallas, 2009.

Awards, Memberships, & Fellowships

Earhart Fellowship

Publius Fellowship

Jack Miller Center Fellow

Courses Taught

POL 101: U.S. Constitution

POL 202: American Political Thought

POL 211: Classical Political Philosophy

POL 212: Modern Political Philosophy I

POL 220/511: American Foreign Policy

POL 313 / 414 / 505: Christianity and Politics

POL 414 / 506 / 701: The Natural Law

POL 415: Medieval Political Philosophy

POL 421: Justice Among Nations

POL 431 / 516: Marx, Russia, and Solzhenitsyn

POL 602: Aristotle

POL 603: Medieval Political Philosophy

POL 604: Early Modern Political Philosophy

POL 703: Politics and Religion

Honors 255: C.S. Lewis

Honors 255: Medieval Jewish Philosophy

Honors 257: Job and C.S. Lewis

Collegiate Scholars 251: Xenophon’s Memorabilia

Select Publications

“Theodore Roosevelt, Imperial Uplift, and the Transformation of American Foreign Policy.” (Forthcoming in American Grand Strategy.)

Review of James Carey's Natural Reason and Natural Law: An Assessment of the Straussian Criticisms of Thomas Aquinas. Interpretation: A Journal of Political Philosophy, Vol. 46, No.2 (Spring 2020): 339-344.

“William Howard Taft on America and the Philippines: Equality, Natural Rights, and Imperialism,” in Toward an American Conservatism: The Birth of Constitutional Conservatism during the Progressive Era, ed. Joseph Postell and Jonathon O’Neill. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013: 121-150.