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Mark Gedney

Professor of Philosophy
Chair, Department of Philosophy

Mark Gedney is Associate Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Department. After receiving his Ph.D. on Hegel's social philosophy in 1995 from Boston University, Dr. Gedney lectured at both Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Boston University where he taught courses in ethics, the philosophy of the social sciences, and social and political philosophy. During this time, he also served as Associate Program Coordinator for the Twentieth World ... more ➔

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Ruth Melkonian-Hoover

Professor of Political Science
Chair, Department of Political Science

Professor Melkonian-Hoover is chair and professor of the Political Science Department and directs the International Affairs major (B.A. Biola University; M.A. and Ph.D. Emory University). With Lyman Kellstedt, she recently co-authored Evangelicals and Immigration: Fault Lines Among the Faithful (2019). She has published in Social Science Quarterly, The Review of Faith & International Affairs, Latin American Perspectives, ... more ➔

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David Aiken

Professor of Philosophy

David Aiken is Professor of Philosophy at Gordon College. He received his doctorate at Boston College in 1990. His doctoral dissertation on Kierkegaard's concept of sin was directed by Professor Peter Kreeft, author of numerous works in the philosophy of religion. Before undertaking doctoral studies, Dr. Aiken studied music at the University of Maine (Orono) and theology at Gordon-Conwell Seminary. His philosophical interests were sparked ... more ➔

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Paul Brink

Professor of Political Science

Professor Paul Brink (B.C.S. Redeemer University College; M.A. Dalhousie University; Ph.D. University of Notre Dame) has been teaching at Gordon since 2006. His teaching and research interests lie in political philosophy, particularly theories of justice, and faith and politics. A recent publication, “His Law is Love, and his Gospel is Peace” ... more ➔

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Ian DeWeese-Boyd

Professor of Philosophy and Education

Ian DeWeese-Boyd majored in philosophy at the University of South Carolina. He next earned a Master of Arts with an emphasis in New Testament exegesis at Covenant Theological Seminary. At Saint Louis University, where he earned his doctorate in 2001, he studied under Eleonore Stump, who directed his dissertation, Self-Deception and Moral Responsibility. Ian joined the philosophy department at Gordon in 1999. His ... more ➔

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Michael Jacobs

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Professor Jacobs teaches International Relations, American Foreign Policy, and International Political Economy. He received his M.A. from the University of Georgia and his Ph.D. from the University of Nevada, Reno. His research interests include international trade disputes and the political dynamics of bilateral investment treaties. Professor Jacobs has published in "The Journal of World Trade", "Transnational Corporations ... more ➔

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Timothy Sherratt

Professor of Political Science

Professor Sherratt teaches American Politics, Constitutional Law and Public Policy. He received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Oxford University and his Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky. He is the author of Power Made Perfect? Is There a Christian Politics for the Twenty-First Century? (Cascade Books, 2016). Professor Sherratt is a fellow of the Center for Public Justice, has written for their "Capital Commentary" series ... more ➔

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