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William T. Reddinger, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Government & Criminal Justice757.352.4470

William T. Reddinger, Ph.D.


Dr. Reddinger serves as an associate professor, where his primary teaching responsibilities are in political philosophy and American politics.  He also serves as the Director of the Lincoln Program in America’s Founding Principles, a program that provides special learning opportunities such as reading groups and special guest lecture events.  Dr. Reddinger came to Regent University in 2010. Prior to that, he taught political science at Wheaton College in Illinois and at South Texas College. He received his undergraduate degree from Grove City College in Pennsylvania before completing his M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science at Northern Illinois University, where his studies focused on the history of political philosophy and American political thought.

Some of the courses he has taught at Regent include:

  • GOVT 196 Introduction to Government
  • GOVT 201 American Citizenship
  • GOVT 240 American Government & Politics I
  • GOVT 245 American Government & Politics II
  • GOVT 327 Ancient Political Philosophy
  • GOVT 329 Modern Political Philosophy
  • GOVT 330 Political Ideologies
  • GOVT 432 The American Political Tradition
  • GOVT 434 Christian Political Philosophy
  • HONS 250 The Just Society
  • HONS 300 The Exceptional Country


Ph.D., Northern Illinois University
M.A., Northern Illinois University
B.A., Grove City College

Selected Publications

  • “Did Calvin’s Resistance Teaching Change?,” Westminster Theological Journal, Vol. 84, 2022: 103-119.
  • “The American Revolution, Romans 13, and the Anglo Tradition of Reformed Protestant Resistance Theory,” American Political Thought, Vol. 5, No. 3, Summer 2016: 359-390.
  • “Virtue and True Virtue: Competing Ethical Philosophies in the American Founding Era,” The Journal of Church and State, Vol. 59, No. 1, Winter 2017: 23-42.