Stephen Baskerville, Ph.D.

Stephen_Baskerville_Faculty_Picture.jpgProfessor of Government


Phone: 540-441-8232

Educational Background:
Ph.D. in Government, London School of Economics & Political Science
B.A. in International Studies & Political Science, American University School of International Service

Time at PHC: 2007 to present

Dr. Baskerville teaches Comparative Politics and upper level courses in International Politics and Policy. Before PHC, he taught government and international affairs at Howard University in Washington and Palacky University in the Czech Republic, and he currently serves as a Fulbright Scholar at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland, and before that at the Russian-American Studies Center at the Russian National University for the Humanities in Moscow. Among his research fellowships is the Howard Center for Family, Religion, and Society and the Independent Institute. His research interests include international social and family policy, political ideologies, religion and politics, and international religious freedom. Among his publications is Not Peace but a Sword: The Political Theology of the English Revolution (Routledge 1993; expanded edition, Wipf & Stock, forthcoming), and Taken Into Custody: The War Against Fathers, Marriage, and the Family (Cumberland House, 2007). He has served as Managing Editor of the International Journal for Religious Freedom, where he is assisted by PHC students. At PHC he is the faculty sponsor of the National Model United Nations, and leads an annual excursion of students to UN headquarters. His next book, The New Politics of Sex: The Sexual Revolution and Civil Liberty, will be published by Wipf & Stock.