Jeremiah John

Education

  • Ph.D. in Political Theory and Comparative Politics, University of Notre Dame, 2008
  • M.A. in Political Science, University of Notre Dame, 2004
  • B.A. summa cum laude in Political Science, Hampden-Sydney College, 2000

I study politics in order to understand human beings and how they try to solve difficult problems like conflict, injustice, and insecurity. I love Southern Virginia University students because they see education as something that can change their lives


Education


  • Ph.D. in Political Theory and Comparative Politics, University of Notre Dame, 2008
  • M.A. in Political Science, University of Notre Dame, 2004
  • B.A. summa cum laude in Political Science, Hampden-Sydney College, 2000

Courses


Teaching courses in the Politics major including Comparative Politics, Social Movements, Human Geography, Religion and Politics, The Idea of Freedom, Model United Nations


Teaching Positions & Professional Experience


  • Associate Professor, Southern Virginia University, 2014-present
  • Assistant Professor, Southern Virginia University, 2007-2014

Scholarship & Creative Work


  • Dissertation focused on law and morality in Hegel’s political philosophy, 2008
  • Recent book chapter: “On Nibley’s Social Criticism,” forthcoming in Reapproaching Zion: New Essays on Mormon Social Thought, edited by Sam Brunson and Nathan Oman (BCC Press 2020)

Awards, Leadership & Service


  • Provost, Southern Virginia University, 2018-present
  • Politics Program Coordinator, Southern Virginia University, 2007-present
  • Associate Provost, Southern Virginia University, 2016-2018