Assistant Professor of Politics
Jeremiah John is an assistant professor of politics at Southern Virginia University. He joined the faculty in fall 2007 and currently contributes to the politics program as well as the general education curriculum.
Before joining the faculty at Southern Virginia, Jeremiah graduated summa cum laude from Hampden-Sydney College in 2000. In January 2008, he earned his doctorate in political theory and comparative politics from University of Notre Dame, with a dissertation on law and morality in Hegel’s political philosophy.
Recently Jeremiah has written and presented on Mormon political thought, Hegel’s political theory and political theory and film. His book chapter on Mormonism and Politics is forthcoming in The Mormon World (Routledge 2013) and his edited volume of scholarly essays on Doctrine and Covenants Section 42 entitled Embracing the Law is also due to be published in 2013 by Salt Press. Over the past two years, Jeremiah has also been teaching and continuing to develop new courses on classic and contemporary political theory, the philosophy of political freedom and theories of coercion and violence.
Jeremiah is coordinator of the politics program and assistant coach of the men’s and women’s cross country teams. He lives in Buena Vista with his wife, Stephanie, and their four children.
B.A., Hampden-Sydney College, 2000; M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 2004, 2008
Southern Virginia University
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Buena Vista, VA 24416
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