J. David Alvis
David Alvis is Associate Professor of Political Science at Wofford College. He received his Ph.D. from Fordham University in New York in Political Science and his master’s in American Studies from the University of Dallas. At Wofford, he teaches courses on American Politics including: The American Presidency, Constitutional Law, and Political Parties. His publications include articles on the Electoral College, Progressivism and early twentieth century politics, and the Obama Presidency. He has also published articles on John Ford’s The Searchers and is currently completing a piece on Michelangelo’s David. With co-authors Jeremy Bailey and Flagg Taylor, he recently published the book The Contested Removal Power, 1789-2010.
Seminars and Classes
- Alexander Hamilton and the American Founding
- One-Day Seminar: Missouri, Dred Scott, and the Coming of the Civil War, hosted by Canyons School District (Salt Lake City area, UT)
- AHG 643 O7A: Executive Power and the Constitution (ONLINE COURSE)
- AHG 505 2A: The Progressive Era
- One-Day Seminar: Presidents and Political Parties hosted by Volusia County Schools (Deltona, FL)