Education

  • Ph.D. in Political Science. 1968. Duke University, Durham, NC
  • M.A. in Political Science. 1967. Duke University, Durham, NC
  • B.A. in Government. 1964. University of Texas, Austin, TX

Teaching

Research

  • "Socrates and Lying Poets," Phi Sigma Tau Lecture (May 2006)
  • "Lying for the Public Good? New Case Studies" (2001)
  • "Eternity in Darkness at Noon and the Consolation of Philosophy," Fall 1992. Classical and Modern Literature. 13/1:31-43
  • "The Adam Smith Problem," Summer 1987. Review of Politics. 49/3: 456-457
  • "Popular Accountability in the Illiad and the Odyssey," October 1979. Review of Politics, 41/4:501-512

Service

  • Co-Chair, Department of Politics, 2008-2009
  • Truman Scholarship Faculty Representative, 1978-
  • Internship Advisor and Sponsor: Washington Center Liaison, 1972-
  • Faculty/Trustee Honorary Degree Committee, 2001-2003
  • Trustee/Faculty Working Group on a Pre-Law Initiative, 2005
  • Faculty Director, Cornell Fellows Program, 2005-2012
  • Faculty Advisor, College Republicans, Cornell College, 1978-
  • Blue and Gold Officer, Candidate Guidance Office, U.S. Naval Academy
  • Division Nine Commander, 2006-2008, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, 8th Coast Guard District Western Rivers Region
  • Division Staff Officer, Information Services, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, 8th Coast Guard District Western Rivers Region