Patrick Allitt is Cahoon Family Professor of American History. The author of six books, he has also recorded six lecture series for The Teaching Company on aspects of American and British history. His research has ranged from intellectual to environmental history. He also frequently interprets American life for British magazines and newspapers.
Mark Bauerlein is Professor of English. In addition to scholarly works in American literature, he is the author of Negrophobia; A Race Riot in Atlanta, and the provocative and widely-reviewed The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future: Or, Don’t Trust Anyone Under 30. He writes regularly for the Wall Street Journal and other publications.
Ann Hartle is Professor of Philosophy. A specialist on Montaigne and the nature of philosophy, she is the author of four books and numerous articles. She has been a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow and a Senior Fellow at the Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry.
Christine Perkell is Professor of Classics. Her areas of specialization include Greek and Latin literature, epic poetry, and literary theory and linguistics. She is the author of four books and has published on Vergil, Homer, and Dante, among others.
Randall Strahan is Professor of Political Science. A specialist on American political institutions, he has won the Crystal Apple Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and the Emory Williams Award for Distinguished Teaching. He is the author of two books and numerous scholarly articles.
Donald Phillip Verene is Charles Howard Candler Professor of Metaphysics and Moral Philosophy. He has held positions at Oxford University, University of Toronto, and the University of Rome, Italy. He is the author of 12 books in the history of philosophy, philosophy of culture, and philosophy of literature. His most recent book is Moral Philosophy and the Modern World (forthcoming).