George Thomas, Ph.D.
Areas of Expertise
B.A., University of Utah; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Assistant Professor, Williams College.
Awards and Affiliations
Huntington Library grant (2013)
National Endowment for the Humanities grant (2010)
American Political Science Association’s Alexander L. George Award (2006)
Research and Publications
The Founders and the Idea of a National University: Constituting the American Mind (Cambridge University Press, 2015, paperback 2017).
“The Founding, Constitutional Imperfection, and the Future of the American Experiment” American Political Thought Vol. 10, No. 3 (Summer 2021): 481-498.
“Religious Liberty, Same-Sex Marriage and Public Accommodations” Perspectives on Politics Vol. 16, No. 1 (March 2018): 58-72.
"Rethinking the Dartmouth College Case in American Political Development: Constituting Public and Private Educational Institutions" Studies in American Political Development, 29 (April 2015), 23-39
“The Constitution at War with Itself: Lincoln, Slavery, and America’s Second Founding” The Bulwark, March 25, 2022