H. Lee Cheek, Jr.
Dean of the Social Sciences and Professor of Political Science and Religion at East Georgia State College
Dr. H. Lee Cheek, Jr., is Dean of the Social Sciences and Professor of Political Science and Religion at the East Georgia State College. He received his bachelor’s degree from Western Carolina University, his M.Div. from Duke University, his M.P.A. from Western Carolina University, and his Ph.D. from The Catholic University of America . He has also served as a congressional aide and as a political consultant. Dr. Cheek’s books include Political Philosophy and Cultural Renewal (Transaction/Rutgers, 2001); Calhoun and Popular Rule (University of Missouri Press, 2001); Calhoun: Selected Speeches and Writings (Regnery, 2003); an edition of Calhoun’s A Disquisition on Government (St. Augustine's, 2007); a critical edition of W. H. Mallock’s The Limits of Pure Democracy (Transaction/Rutgers, 2007), and many others. He has also published dozens of scholarly articles in publications like the Journal of Politics, Methodist History, International Social Science Review, Hebraic Political Studies, and is a regular commentator on American politics. For more information about Dr. Cheek, see www.drleecheek.net.