Bradley C.S. Watson
Philip M. McKenna Chair, Dept. of Politics; Co-Director, Center for Political & Economic Thought, St. Vincent College
Bradley C. S. Watson holds the Philip M. McKenna Chair in American and Western Political Thought at Saint Vincent College, where he is also Fellow in Politics and Culture at the Center for Political and Economic Thought. He is, in addition, a Fellow of the Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy and the author or editor of several books, including Civil Rights and the Paradox of Liberal Democracy, Courts and the Culture Wars, Civic Education and Culture (ISI Books), and The West at War. His latest book is Living Constitution, Dying Faith: Progressivism and the New Science of Jurisprudence (ISI Books, 2008). A former civil litigation attorney, Watson writes and speaks frequently on Progressive jurisprudence, liberalism and communitarianism, Western political thought and the American regime, same-sex marriage, and immigration law and policy.