George Thomas, Ph.D.

Areas of Expertise

American Constitutionalism, American Political Thought, Constitutional Law, Supreme Court

Selected Research and Publications

  • The Founders and the Idea of a National University: Constituting the American Mind (Cambridge University Press, 2015).
  • The Madisonian Constitution (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008).
  • "Rethinking the Dartmouth College Case in American Political Development: Constituting Public and Private Educational Institutions" Studies in American Political Development, 29 (April 2015), 1-17.
  • "The Civic Dimensions of American Constitutionalism" Constitutional Commentary Vol. 30, No. 1 (2015): 61-69.
  • "Political Thought and Political Development" American Political Thought Vol. 3, No. 1 (Spring 2014): 114-125.

Selected Awards and Affiliations

  • Huntington Library grant (2013) National Endowment for the Humanities grant (2010) American Political Science Associationís Alexander L. George Award (2006).

George Thomas, Ph.D.


Education: B.A., University of Utah; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Assistant Professor, Williams College.
Department: Government
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