Faculty

Charles W. Dunn, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Bio

Professor Charles Dunn had a distinguished career in government service and academe, serving at one point as dean of the Robertson School of Government and distinguished professor of government. He is the author or editor of 19 books. Professor Dunn retired in 2013.

Awards

Selected Honors and Awards:


Hall of Fame Inductee, Illinois State University, College of Arts & Sciences, 2006.


Charles W. Dunn Academic Advising Award, Named and funded by the Clemson University Student Senate as the annual Academic Advising Award, 1998.


Distinguished Alumnus Award, University High School, Normal, Illinois, 1998.


Student Government Academic Advising Award, Clemson University, 1996.


Michelin Award for Excellence in Teaching, Clemson University, 1995.


Distinguished Alumnus Award, Illinois State University, 1995.


Award for Outstanding Service, United States Information Agency, 1994.

Publications

Selected Publications: Books


Only The Enduring Reagan, ed. University Press of Kentucky, 2010.


The Future of Religion in American Politics, ed. University Press of Kentucky, 2009.


Choice (July 2009: 2205), published by the Association of College and Research Libraries, said: "A collection that will serve as the gold standard for treatments of contemporary religious influences in US politics."


The Future of Conservatism: Conflict and Consensus in the Post-Reagan Era, ed. ISI Books, 2007. Favorably reviewed in the New York Times, October 7, 2007, by Jonathan Rauch, "Crisis on the Right," 1,216 word review.


The Seven Laws of Presidential Leadership. Pearson/Prentice-Hall, 2007.


The Conservative Tradition in America, coauthor. Rev. Ed., Rowman & Littlefield, 2003.


Faith, Freedom, and the Future: Religion in American Political Culture, ed. Rowman & Littlefield, 2003.


Choice, published by the Association of College and Research Libraries, recommended this book for purchase in 2003.


The Scarlet Thread of Scandal: Morality and the Presidency. Rowman & Littlefield, 2000.


American Government in Comparative Perspective, coauthor. 2nd ed., Longman, 2000.


The Conservative Tradition in America, coauthor. Rowman & Littlefield, 1996.


Choice, published by the Association of College and Research Libraries, recommended this book as a priority purchase in 1997.


Religion in American Politics, ed. Congressional Quarterly Press, 1989.


Constitutional Democracy in America. Scott Foresman, 1987.


American Political Theology, ed. Praeger, 1984.


Choice, published by the Association of College and Research Libraries, recommended this book for purchase in 2003.


American Democracy Debated. 2nd ed., Scott Foresman, 1982; 1st ed., 1978.


The Future of the American Presidency, ed. General Learning Press, 1975.

Affiliations

Selected Professional Activities, Boards, and Committees:


White House Historical Association, Conference Participant, The West Wing: Workshop of Democracy, 2002.


Founder's Prize Committee, The Presidency Research Group, American Political Science Association, 1999.


Editorial Board, Presidential Studies Quarterly, 1980-98.


Education Committee, American Political Science Association, 1984-87.

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Elijah K. Agyapong, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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John Ashcroft, JD

Distinguished Professor of Law and Government

 
Philip C. Bom, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

 
Edwin C. Daley, DPA

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Sam S. Gaston, MPA

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Joseph N. Kickasola, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

 
Gary E. Roberts, Ph.D.

MPA Director

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Patricia L. West, JD

Distinguished Professor

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