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Zachary German

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Asst Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0602
Biography

Zack German is an assistant professor in the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership, where he teaches American political thought and constitutionalism. He received an M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Notre Dame, specializing in Constitutional Studies and Political Theory. His research includes work on American political thought, constitutional interpretation, statesmanship, politics and religion, politics and culture, Christian political thought, Montesquieu, and Tocqueville. His current book project examines statesmanship in the thought of Montesquieu, the Federalists, and the Anti-Federalists, concerning the relationship between institutional design, culture, and the character of a people.  

Professor German was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. He attended Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee, receiving his B.A., summa cum laude, in Political Science with an emphasis on political theory and law. He also minored in Philosophy and Religion. Professor German moved to Arizona in August 2017 to become one of the founding faculty members of the new School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership at ASU. 

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480-965-3170
Education
  • Ph.D. Political Science (Constitutional Studies and Political Theory), University of Notre Dame 2017 
  • M.A. Political Science, University of Notre Dame 2014 
  • B.A. Political Science (Summa Cum Laude); minor: Philosophy and Religion, Lee University, TN 2012 

 

 

Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
CEL 235Debating Amer Constitutionalsm
CEL 492Honors Directed Study
CEL 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
CEL 200Great Debates Amer Pol & Econ
CEL 394Special Topics
CEL 492Honors Directed Study
CEL 493Honors Thesis
CEL 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CEL 394Special Topics
CEL 492Honors Directed Study
CEL 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CEL 294Special Topics
CEL 394Special Topics
CEL 492Honors Directed Study
CEL 493Honors Thesis
CEL 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CEL 294Special Topics