Joshua Dunn

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty

Joshua Dunn is the Executive Director of the Institute of American Civics at the Howard H. Baker School for Public Policy and Public Affairs. His research and teaching interests are in constitutional law and history, education policy, federalism, and freedom of speech and religion, and his research and commentary have been featured in outlets such as the New York TimesWall Street Journal, Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times. 

Previously he was the executive director of the Center for the Study of Government and the Individual at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Dunn was also a professor and chair of their department of political science. He was also a fellow in contemporary history, public policy, and American politics at the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia and a visiting professor in the Department of Government at the College of William & Mary where he began his teaching career.

His books include Teaching American History’s Core Document Collection volume, The Judiciary, Complex Justice: The Case of Missouri v. Jenkins, From Schoolhouse to Courthouse: The Judiciary’s Role in American Education, and Passing on the Right: Conservative Professors in the Progressive University.

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