Assistant Professor of History, Ave Maria University
Dr. Michael Breidenbach is an Assistant Professor of History at Ave Maria University. He has taught History and Politics at Princeton, Cambridge, and Northwestern, and has given talks at Oxford, Cambridge, Princeton, Trinity College Dublin, Notre Dame, Villanova, and Northwestern. His research concerns the history of political and ecclesiastical thought, and he is currently working on a book concerning Catholicism and the American Founding. Dr. Breidenbach obtained his Ph.D. from King’s College, Cambridge, as an ISI Weaver, Salvatori, and Western Civilization Fellow. He holds a master’s degree with distinction from Cambridge and a BA, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Northwestern.
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- Patriots or Papists?: Catholics in the American Founding
- Church, State, and Religious Liberty
- Sartorial Sensibilities: Manners in the Modern World
“Aquinas on Tyranny, Resistance, and the End of Politics,” Perspectives on Political Science 44, no. 1 (2015): 10-17
“Conciliarism and the American Founding,” William and Mary Quarterly, 3rd ser., vol. 73, no. 3 (2016)