Prof. Paul Cornish
Paul J. Cornish, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
1129 AuSable Hall
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI 49401
Classical Political Thought, Citizenship, American Constitutional Foundations,
Comparative Political Systems/Canada
“Augustine’s Contribution to the Republican Tradition,” forthcoming in European Journal of Political Theory 9 .
“John Courtney Murray and Thomas Aquinas on Obedience and the Civil Conversation,” Vera Lex: Journal of the International Natural Law Society, New Series, 9  49-75.
“Marriage, Slavery and Natural Rights in the Political Thought of Aquinas,” Review of Politics 60  545-561.
“Spanish Thomism and the American Indians: Vitoria and Las Casas on the Toleration of Cultural Difference,” in Cary J. Nederman and John C. Laursen, editors, Difference and Dissent: Theories of Toleration in Medieval and Early Modern Europe (New York: Roman & Littlefield, 1996) 99-117.
State University of New York at Buffalo
Ph.D., September 1995, Dissertation: Rule and Subjection: The Concept of Dominium in Saint Augustine and Saint Thomas Aquinas.
M.A., September 1991, Project: The Origins of Legitimate Political Authority: Native American Governments in Canada and the United States.
S.U.N.Y. College at Geneseo
B.A. May, 1989
Monroe Community College
A.S. May, 1987
I began work as a graduate instructor at The State University of New York at Buffalo in 1989 and completed by doctoral dissertation there in 1995. After that I continued teaching as an adjunct lecturer and instructor at UB, Canisius College, Niagara University, Buffalo State College, and Geneseo State College before coming to Grand Valley State as a visiting instructor in 2000.
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