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Kevin Portteus

Professor of Politics, Director of American Studies, Lawrence Fertig Chair in Politics

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Curriculum Vitae

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B.A. Political Science and Mathematics, Ashland University, 2001

M.A. Politics, University of Dallas, 2003

Ph.D. Politics, University of Dallas, 2006.

Awards, Memberships, & Fellowships

Visiting Scholar, Social Philosophy and Policy Center, 2008

Hatton W. Sumners Fellow, Hatton W. Sumners Foundation, 2005-2006

Henry Salvatori Fellow, Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 2003-2004

H.B. Earhart Fellow, The Earhart Foundation, 2002-2005

Publius Fellow, The Claremont Institute, 2001

Ashbrook Scholar, The John M. Ashbrook Center, 1997-2001

Courses Taught

POL 101: U.S. Constitution

POL 214: Modern Political Philosophy II

POL 302 / 502 / 741: American Congress

POL 303: American Presidency

POL 401 / 751: Statesmanship of Abraham Lincoln

POL 403: American Progressivism and Liberalism

POL 405 / 625: Modern American Regime

POL 405 / 623: Nationalism and Sectionalism

POL 597 / 625: Contemporary Institutions and Policy

POL 623: American Republic: Early Challenges

POL 746: Parties and Elections

Honors 254: Frederick Douglass

Select Publications

“Abraham Lincoln and the SJWs.” The American Spectator. 4 November, 2017.

“EpiPen Debate Sheds Light on Ruling Class.” Forbes. 13 September 2016.

“Lincoln’s Birthday Reflections.” The American Spectator. 12 February 2016.

“‘Our Ancient Faith’: The Peoria Speech.” On Principle. February 2008.