Strengthening Constitutional Self-Government

No Left Turns

Peter Lawler

Peter Augustine Lawler is Dana Professor and Chair of the Department of Government and International Studies at Berry College and an Adjunct Fellow of the Ashbrook Center. He teaches courses in political philosophy and American politics and has won several awards from Berry for doing so.

He is executive editor of the acclaimed quarterly journal, Perspectives on Political Science and has been chair of the politics and literature section of the American Political Science Association. He also serves on the editorial board of the new bilingual critical edition of Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America and on the editorial boards of several journals. He is a member of the Society of Scholars at the Madison Center at Princeton University, and the George Washington Professor on the American founding for the Society of Cincinnati for the state of Georgia.  He was also a member of President Bush’s Council on Bioethics.

He has written or edited a dozen books.  His most recent include Postmodernism Rightly Understood, Aliens in America: The Strong Truth About Our Souls, Stuck with Virtue: The American Individual and Our Biotechnological Future, and Homeless and at Home in America.

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