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Dr. Joseph M. Knippenberg

4876 Parliament Way Division of History, Politics,
Dunwoody, Georgia 30338 and International Studies
(678)-579-0244 Oglethorpe University
4484 Peachtree Road, N.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30319
(404)-364-8341
FAX (404)-364-8500
e-mail: jknippenberg@facstaff.oglethorpe.edu

CURRICULUM VITAE

Born: May 9, 1957, San Francisco, CA.; married; two children

EDUCATION:

Ph.D. in Political Science, University of Toronto, 1986
Dissertation: "The Theoretical Foundations of Liberal Internationalism"
Committee: Thomas L. Pangle (supervisor); Clifford Orwin; Ronald Beiner; Susan Solomon
Major Area: Political Theory
Minor Areas: Comparative Politics of Advanced Industrial Nations; International Relations
Honors and Awards:
Earhart Foundation Fellowship, 1982-84
Olin Foundation Summer Course, 1982
University of Toronto Open Fellowship, 1978-82

M.A. in Political Science, University of Toronto, 1978
Honors and Awards:
University of Toronto Open Fellowship, 1977-78

B.A. in Justice, Morality, and Constitutional Democracy, James Madison College, Michigan State University, 1977
Honors and Awards:
Alumni Distinguished Scholarship, 1974-77
Phi Beta Kappa
Phi Kappa Phi
Nominee, Rhodes Scholarship
Nominee, Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship

EMPLOYMENT:

September, 1985 - Present
Assistant (1985-92), Associate (1992-2000), Professor of Politics (tenured), Oglethorpe University,
Atlanta, Georgia
Associate Provost for Student Achievement (2001- )

Honors and Awards:

Manning M. Pattillo, Jr. Professor of Liberal Arts, 1999-2001
Faculty Development Grants, 1987, 1990, 1991, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
John M. Olin Foundation Junior Faculty Fellowship, 1988-89
Omicron Delta Kappa, 1989
Earhart Foundation Fellowship Research Grant, 1990
Omicron Delta Kappa Faculty Appreciation Award, 1991
Salvatori Fellow in Academic Leadership, 1992-94
Who's Who in the South and Southwest, 1995-96, 1996-97,
1999-2000

Who's Who in American Education, 1996-97
Alpha Phi Omega Service Award, 1995
Donald C. Agnew Award for Distinguished Service, 1995
Vulcan Materials Company Award for Teaching Excellence and Leadership, 1996
Outstanding Young American Men, 1998
Who's Who Among America's Teachers, 1998, 2000

Courses:
Introduction to Politics
Human Nature, Politics, and Society
Human Nature and the Social Order I
Historical Perspectives on the Social Order I
Political Philosophy I: Ancient and Medieval
Political Philosophy II: Modern
Studies in Political Philosophy: Rousseau's Emile
Studies: Kant and Contemporary Liberal Idealism
Studies: Machiavelli and the Foundation of Modern Republicanism
Studies: Contemporary Liberal and Democratic Theory
Studies: Religion, Politics, and History in the German Enlightenment
Studies: Locke and Rousseau on Education
Studies: Spinoza and the Origin of Liberal Democracy
Studies: Philosophical Reflections on Modernity and Globalization
Theorists of International Order
Literature and Politics
Shakespeare's Politics
Citizenship in Theory and Practice
Congress and the Presidency
Constitutional Law
Contemporary Legal Theory
Dealing with Diversity: Contemporary American Political Thought
Classical Christian Political Thought
Contemporary Christian Political Thought
Religion and Politics
Business and Politics
Politics and the New American City
Community Issues Forum: Community Development
CURRICULUM VITAE (cont.)
Joseph M. Knippenberg

Community Issues Forum: The Church and the City
Fresh Focus: Political Leadership
Fresh Focus: Abraham Lincoln
Fresh Focus: Shakespeare and the Problems of Political Leadership
Fresh Focus: Love, Sex, and Politics: From Aristophanes to President Clinton
Fresh Focus: Atlanta as an International City
Honors Seminar: Thucydides and Hobbes
Honors Seminar: Rousseau, Moliere, and Racine
Honors Seminar: The Politics and Economics of Liberal Education

Committees:
Internship and Cooperative Education (1985-86, 1987-88, 1989-92, 1994-95, 1996-97)
Experiential Education (1997- , Chair, 1998- )
University College Council (1999-2001)
Admissions and Financial Aid (1985-86)
Phi Beta Kappa Faculty Group (1985- )
Promotions (1986-87)
Tenure and Promotions (1995-96, 1998 -99)
Academic Programs (1986-88)
International Programs Advisory Council (1987- 91)
University Programs (1989-90)
Faculty Development (1989-90)
ad hoc Committee to Consider Master's Program in Business
(1989-90)
Faculty Council (1990-91, 1992-2001)
ad hoc Committee to revise the Core Curriculum (1990-91)
Committee on Retention (1991-92)
Strategic Planning Committee (1992-94, 2001)
Strategic Planning Implementation Committee (2001 - )
Budget Advisory Committee (1992-97)
ad hoc Committee to Consider a Leadership Program (1992-94)
Self-Study Steering Committee (1994-96)
Atlanta Strategic Initiative Committee (Chair, 1994-96)
Five Year Planning Committee (1997-98)
Provost Search Committee (Chair, 1999-2000)
Presidential Inauguration Symposium Subcommitee (1999-2000)
Core Curriculum Committee (2000- 01)
Other Activities:
Director, Rich Foundation Urban Leadership Program (2001- )
Chair, Division of History, Politics, and International Studies (1992-2001)
Faculty Advocate, University College (1999-2001)
Faculty Experiential Education Coordinator (1998-2001)
Program Director, GTE Symposium on Technology, Ethics, and the Atlanta Olympics (1991)
Rikard Lecture Series Director, "Acquisition and the Good Life: Classic Perspectives in Political Economy" (1994-95)
CURRICULUM VITAE (cont.)
Joseph M. Knippenberg

Supervisor, NEH Younger Scholars Fellowship, "The Role of Women in Rousseau's Emile" (1995)
Chair, Interdepartmental Group in Political Science, University Center in Georgia (1992-94)
Normative Political Theory Section Panel Organizer, 1995 Southern Political Science Association Annual
Meeting
Co-Director, Conference on "Religion and the American Experiment," Oglethorpe University (1998)
Member, Pi Sigma Alpha Best Paper Award Committee, Southern Political Science Association (1998)
Politics and Literature Section Panel Organizer, 2000 American Political Science Association Annual
Meeting
Co-Director, Conference on "Leadership and Civil Society for the New Millennium," Oglethorpe University
(2000)
Member, Best Paper Award Committee, Politics and Literature Section, American Political Science
Association, 2001
Member, Best Undergraduate Paper Award Committee, Georgia Political Science Association, 2001
Director, Conference on "September 11th and the Future of American Liberty, Oglethorpe University (2002)

June - July, 1999
Faculty, Junior Statesmen Summer School, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.
Course:
American Government

January - May, 1994
Visiting Associate Professor of Political Science, Emory University, Atlanta, GA.
Course:
Classical Political Thought

September, 1988 - August, 1989
Visiting Scholar, Department of Political Science, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA.

September, 1978 - April, 1985
Teaching Assistant, University of Toronto
Courses:
Introduction to Political Philosophy
Political Theory
American Government

June - August, 1978
Intern, House Republican Conference, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.

RESEARCH AREAS:

History of Political Philosophy; Liberal Political Thought; American Political Thought; Religion and Politics; International Relations and Political Theory

PUBLICATIONS:

"Toleration," "Aguilar v.Felton," "CPEARL v. Nyquist," "Hobbie v. Unemployment Appeals Commission,"
"Planned Parenthood v. Casey,"and "Tilton v. Richardson," in Paul Djupe and Laura Olson, eds.,
Encyclopedia of American Religion and Politics (Facts on File, forthcoming).
Review of Kennedy, Hoxie, and Repland, eds., The Moral Authority of Government, in Canadian Journal of
Political Science XXXIV (December, 2001).
Review of Stephen Macedo, Diversity and Distrust: Civic Education in a Multicultural Democracy, in
Perspectives on Political Science XXX (Spring, 2001), 103-104.
"Liberalism and Religion: The Case of Kant," Political Science Reviewer XXX (2001), 58-101.
Review of Nancy L. Rosenblum, ed., Obligations of Citizenship and Demands of Faith: Religious Accommodation in Pluralist Democracies, in Journal of Politics LXIII (August, 2001), 978-980.
"Strauss, America, and the End of History," in Peter A. Lawler and Dale McConkey, eds., Faith, Reason, and
Political Life Today
(Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2001), pp. 81-93.
"James Ceaser and the Restoration of Political Science," Perspectives on Political Science XXIX (Summer,
2000), 143-147.
Review of Michael Novak, On Cultivating Liberty, in Perspectives on Political Science XXIX (Spring, 2000),
116-117.
"Culture War," "Northwest Ordinance," and "Publicly Funded Religious Displays," in Jeffrey D. Schultz,
John G. West, Jr., and Iain Maclean eds., The Encyclopedia of Religion in American Politics, (Phoenix: Oryx Press, 1998).
Review of Roger W. Cobb and Marc Howard Ross, Cultural Strategies of Agenda Denial, in Perspectives
on Political Science
XXVII (Fall, 1998), 242-243.
Translation of Hans-Georg Gadamer, "Aristotle and the Ethic of Imperatives," in Robert Bartlett and Susan
Collins, eds., Action and Contemplation: Studies in the Moral and Political Thought of Aristotle (Albany:
State University of New York Press, 1999), pp. 53-67.
"Conservativism in Politics," in Carl Singleton, ed., The Sixties in America (Pasadena, CA.: Salem Press,
1999), Vol. I, pp. 188-190.
Review of Ronald J. Terchek, Republican Paradoxes and Liberal Anxieties, in American Political Science
Review
XCII (March, 1998), 215-216.
Review of Carlos Santiago Nino, The Constitution of Deliberative Democracy, in Perspectives on Political
Science
XXVII (Winter, 1998), 55-56.
"Liberal Ironism and the Decay of Citizenship," in Lawler and McConkey, eds., Community and Political
Thought Today
(Westport, CT.: Praeger, 1998), pp. 133-145.
"Constitutionalism," in Bradley and Fishkin, eds., The Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in America (Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1997).
"Cold Comfort U" (Review of Michael Keefer, Lunar Perspectives: Field Notes from the Culture Wars), in
Books in Canada XXVI (February, 1997), 31.
Review of Walter Truett Anderson, ed., The Truth About the Truth: De-confusing and Re-constructing
the Postmodern World
, in Perspectives on Political Science XXV (Fall, 1996), 225.
"Kant, Immanuel," in Ready Reference: Censorship (Pasadena, California: Salem Press, 1997).
Review of Robert Devigne, Recasting Conservatism: Oakeshott, Strauss, and the Response to Postmodernism.
in Perspectives on Political Science XXV (Winter, 1996), 50.
Review of Slavoj Zizek, Tarrying with the Negative: Kant, Hegel, and the Critique of Ideology, in Journal of Politics LVII (August, 1995), 884-886.
Review of Mane Hajdin, The Boundaries of Moral Discourse, in Perspectives on Political Science XXIV (Summer, 1995), 186.
Review of W.J. Booth, P. James, and H. Meadwell, Politics and Rationality, in Southeastern Political Review
XXIII (June, 1995), 370-372.
Review of Chantal Mouffe, The Return of the Political, in Perspectives on Political Science XXV (Spring,
1996), 110-111.
Co-editor (with Peter A. Lawler), Poets, Princes, and Private Citizens: Literary Alternatives to Postmodern
Politics
(Lanham, MD.: Rowman and Littlefield, 1996).
"Introduction" (with Peter A. Lawler), in Knippenberg and Lawler, eds., Poets, Princes, and Private Citizens:
Literary Alternatives to Postmodern Politics
, pp. xi-xxiii.
"Virtue, Honor, and Reputation: Machiavelli's Appropriation of Christianity in the Rape of Lucrezia," in
Knippenberg and Lawler, eds., Poets, Princes, and Private Citizens: Literary Alternatives to Postmodern
Politics
, pp. 21-38.
Review of Bruce Frohnen, Virtue and the Promise of Conservatism in Perspectives on Political Science XXIII
(Fall, 1994), 215.
"Kant, Thymos, and the End of History," in Timothy Burns, ed., After History? Francis Fukuyama and His Critics (Lanham, MD.: Rowman and Littlefield, 1994), pp. 47-54.
Review of Howard L. Williams, ed., Essays on Kant's Political Philosophy, in Journal of the History of Philosophy XXXII (October, 1994), 679-680.
"The Framers on the Limits of Limits: The Bill of Rights and the Constitution," in Peter A. Lawler and Robert Schaefer, eds., The American Experiment: Essays on the Theory and Practice of Liberty (Lanham, MD.: Rowman and Littlefield, 1994), pp. 127-135.
Review of Peter D. Fenves, A Peculiar Fate: Metaphysics and World-History in Kant, in Journal of the History of Philosophy XXXI (October, 1993), 638-639.
Review of Axel Honneth, The Critique of Power: Reflective Stages in a Critical Social Theory, in Perspectives on Political Science XXIII (Summer, 1994), 156.
"The Politics of Kant's Philosophy," in R. Beiner and W. J. Booth, eds., Kant and Political Philosophy: The
Contemporary Legacy
(New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 1993), pp. 155-172.
"From Kant to Marx: The Perils of Liberal Idealism," The Political Science Reviewer XX (1991), 101-143.
"Moving Beyond Fear: Rousseau and Kant on Cosmopolitan Education," Journal of Politics LI (November, 1989), 809-827

EDITORIAL ACTIVITIES:

Manuscript Reviewer, American Political Science Review
Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Politics
Manuscript Reviewer, Perspectives on Political Science
Manuscript Reviewer, Southeastern Political Review
Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of the History of Philosophy
Manuscript Reviewer, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS:

Chair, Roundtable on "Compassionate Conservatism and Religious Political Sensibility," Southern Political
Science Association Annual Meeting, November 10, 2001
Chair and Discussant, Panel on "Misgivings About Modernity in Contemporary Film," American Political
Science Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA., September 1, 2001
Discussant, Panel on "Classical Liberalism and Religion," American Political Science Association Annual
Meeting, San Francisco, CA., August 30, 2001
Paper, "Locke and Aquinas on Property," Association for Core Texts and Courses Annual Meeting, South
Bend, IN., April 7, 2001
"Liberalism and Religion: The Case of Kant," Department of Government and International Studies,
University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN., April 6, 2001.
Chair, Roundtable on Religion and the Election of 2000, Berry College, March 15, 2001.
Discussant, Panel on "Perspectives on Property," Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting,
Atlanta, GA., November 9, 2000.
Discussant, Panel on "Popular Culture," American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Washington,
D.C., September 1, 2000.
Chair and Participant, Panel on James Ceaser's Reconstructing America, Southern Political Science Association
Annual Meeting, Savannah, GA., November 6, 1999.
Moderator, Panel on "The Emergence of Mass Culture in Late Eighteenth-Century Germany and Mass Culture
Criticism," German Studies Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA., October 9, 1999
Moderator and Respondent, Panel on "The Myth of Synergy: Jews and Gentiles in 18th and 19th Century
Germany," German Studies Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA., October 9, 1999
Paper, "Liberalism and Judaism in Mendelssohn's Jerusalem," American Political Science Association Annual
Meeting, Atlanta, GA., September 4, 1999
Respondent, Panel on "Innovative Approaches to Teaching Comparative Politics and International Relations,"
American Political Sceince Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA., September 3, 1999
Paper, "Liberalism and Religion in the German Enlightenment: Moses Mendelssohn on Church and State,"
Conference on "Political Thought After Liberalism," Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI., May 27-29, 1999
Paper, "Teaching Political Science in the Core Curriculum," Teaching Politics Virtual Conference, April 19-30,
1999, at http://teachpol.tcnj.edu/conference
Respondent, "Globalization as the End of History," Conference on "Politics, Religion, and Community,"
Berry College, Rome, GA., March 9, 1999
Paper, "Liberalism and Religion in the German Enlightenment: Moses Mendelssohn on Church and State,"
Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA., October 29, 1998.
Chair, Panel on "Perspectives on Justice," Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta,
GA., October 29, 1998.
Paper, "Notes Toward an Interpretation of Mendelssohn's Jerusalem," Pew Faculty Summer Seminar on
"Political Theory After Liberalism," Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI., August 4, 1998
Respondent, "The Compatibility of Christian Faith and Democratic Government," Conference on "Religion
and the American Experiment," Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, GA., March 5, 1998
Paper, "Teaching Political Science in the Core Curriculum," American Political Science Association Annual
Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 30, 1997
Poster, "The Atlanta Initiative: Reinventing Liberal Arts in a Metropolitan Setting ," Association of American
Colleges and Universities Workshop on Community Service and Service Learning, Waltham, MA., May 31,
1997
Presentation, "Oglethorpe University's Urban Leadership Program," Association of American Colleges and
Universities Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA., January 18, 1997
Discussant, Panel on "Habermas: Further Critical Debates," Southern Political Science Association Annual
Meeting, Atlanta, GA., November 9, 1996
Paper, "Liberalism Betrayed: The False Promise of Postmodernism," Southern Political Science Association
Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA., November 7, 1996
Lecture, "Postmodernism and Citizenship," Tabletalk, Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, November 1, 1996
Paper, "Liberal Ironism and the Decay of Citizenship," Conference on "Communitarianism and Civil
Society," Berry College, Rome, GA., October 17, 1996
Chair, Roundtable on "Service Learning and the Teaching of Inequality," American Political Science
Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. August 31, 1996
Discussant, Panel on "The Hermeneutics of Constitutional Law: Philosophical Perspectives," American
Political Science Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA., August 29, 1996
Chair and Discussant, Paper on "Principles, Politics and Public Reason: The Case of Kant," Canadian Political Science Association Annual Meeting, St. Catherines, Ontario, June 3, 1996
Chair and Discussant, Paper on "The Deadly Goddess: Friedrich Hölderlin on Fate and Politics," Canadian Political Science Association Annual Meeting, St. Catherines, Ontario, June 3, 1996
Chair, Panel on "Kant and Peace," Eighth International Kant Congress, Memphis, TN., March 4, 1995
Chair and Discussant, Panel on "Religion and Social Responsibility," Social Science History Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA., October 16, 1994
Paper, "Virtue, Honor, and Reputation: Machiavelli's Appropriation of Christianity in the Rape of Lucrezia," Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL., April 15, 1994
Chair, Panel on "Comedy and Politics," Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.,
April 15, 1994
Co-Presenter, "A Predisciplinary Course in the Social Sciences," Workshop on General Education and Its Reform, sponsored by the Association of American Colleges Network for Academic Renewal, Atlanta, GA., April 2, 1993
Paper, "Kant, Thymos, and the End of History," presented at the Southwestern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA., March 18, 1993
Chair, Roundtable on Thomas L. Pangle's Ennobling Democracy, Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA., November 6, 1992
Chair, Panel on "Global Education: New Models," American Association for the Advancement of Core Curriculum Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA., October 9, 1992
Paper, "Virtue, Honor, and Reputation: Machiavelli's Appropriation of Christianity in the Rape of Lucrezia," presented at the Medieval-Renaissance Conference VI, Wise, VA., September 25, 1992
Discussant, Panel on "Intellectuals and Politics," Southwestern Political Science Association Annual Meeting,
Austin, TX., March 19, 1992
Lectures, "Morals without Metaphysics: The Sad State of the State of the Art in Contemporary Moral Thinking," Oglethorpe University, November 8 and 22, 1991
Paper, "With Friends Like These: Habermas and Liberal Morality," presented at the Southwestern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX., March 28, 1991
Chair, Panel on "Democratic Theory After Philosophy," Southwestern Political Science Association Annual
Meeting, San Antonio, TX., March 28, 1991
Paper, "Rawls's 'Postmodernized' Kantianism," presented at the Northeastern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Providence, R.I., November 17, 1990
Lecture, "Liberal Universalism," Tabletalk, Oglethorpe University Faculty Discussion Group, September 14, 1990
Paper, "Rawls and Kantian Universalism," presented at the New England Political Science Association Annual
Meeting, Portland, ME., April 21, 1990
Discussant, Panel on "Ancient Citizens, Ancient Citizenship," Southern Political Science Association Annual
Meeting, Memphis, TN., November 3, 1989
Paper, "The Political Significance of Kant's Treatment of Religion" (revised version), American Political
Science Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA., August 31, 1989
Chair, Panel on "Religion and Liberal Political Thought," American Political Science Association Annual
Meeting, Atlanta, GA., August 31, 1989
Paper, "The Political Significance of Kant's Treatment of Religion," Department of Political Science, Boston
College, Chestnut Hill, MA., March 17, 1989
Chair, Panel on "The Political Thought of Herodotus," Society for Greek Political Thought, North American
Chapter, Annual Meeting, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA., March 11, 1989
Paper, "Patriotism and Cosmopolitanism in Human Rights Education," presented at a conference on "The Meaning and the Future of Human Rights After Two Hundred Years," sponsored by the Fondation
Internationale des Sciences Humaines, held at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., November 9-13, 1988
Chair and Discussant, Panel on "Classical Political Philosophy," Southern Political Science Association Annual
Meeting, Atlanta, GA., November 4, 1988
Paper, "The Politics of Kant's Philosophy," presented at the Canadian Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Windsor, Ontario, June 10, 1988
Paper, "Moving Beyond Fear: Rousseau and Kant on Cosmopolitan Education," presented at the American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL., September 3, 1987
Discussant, Panel on "Figures in American Civil Religion," Georgia Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Savannah, GA., February 13, 1987
Discussant, Panel on "French Political Philosophy," Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA., November 7, 1986
Discussant, Panel on "The Religious Dimension of the American Idea of Liberty," American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 31, 1986
Discussant, Panel on "Political Theory and Political Practice," Georgia Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA., February 8, 1986

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

Reviewer, Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant Applications, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban
Development, 1999
Invited Participant, "Political Theory After Liberalism," Pew Summer Seminar for Christian Faculty, Calvin
College, Grand Rapids, MI., June 29 - August 7, 1998
Reviewer, Grant Preapplications, Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education, January 26-27, 1994
Member, Commission on Higher Education, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Evaluation
CURRICULUM VITAE (cont.)
Joseph M. Knippenberg

Team, Reaccreditation of St. John's College, Annapolis, MD., October 10-13, 1993
Invited Participant, "The Role of the University in American Culture: The Political Economy of Educational
Malfeasance," 3rd Annual Salvatori Conference for Academic Excellence, co-sponsored by the Heritage
Foundation and the Clemson University Center for Policy Studies, Washington, D.C., May 7-8, 1993
Invited Participant, Colloquium on "Foundations of American Liberty," Salvatori Center for Academic Leadership, Heritage Foundation, Washington, D.C., July 6-15, 1992
Invited Participant, Conference on "Democracy and the Prophets of Progress: A Reconsideration," sponsored
by the Symposium on Science, Reason, and Modern Democracy, Department of Political Science, Michigan
State University, East Lansing, MI., May 2-5, 1991
Invited Participant, Conference on the U.S. Constitution, co-sponsored by the Center for Policy Studies,
Clemson University and the Liberty Fund, Asheville, N.C., July 6-11, 1987

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:

Participant, Workshop on Teaching and Learning, Council of Independent Colleges, Cleveland, OH., June 1-3,
2000
Participant, Grants Writing Workshop, University Center in Georgia, Atlanta, GA., October 13, 1994
Participant, Evaluators/Chairs Workshop, Commission on Higher Education, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Philadelphia, PA., September 21, 1993
Small Group Facilitator, Workshop for Department Chairs and Academic Deans, Co-sponsored by
the American Council on Education and the University Center in Georgia, Decatur, GA., November 10-11,
1992

JOURNALISM:

"September 11 and the Liberal Arts," Liberal Arts Online (Wabash College), Vol. I, #9 (October 1, 2001)
Comments on the Walton High School baccalaureate controversy, WGCL-TV, April 24, 2001
"Impeachment: A Citizen's Guide," The Flying Petrel LXXVI (October, 1998), 2, 23.
Comments on the Clinton videotaped grand jury testimony, WAGA-TV (Atlanta), September 17, 1998
"Religion and the American Experiment," Oglethorpe-Atlanta II (September, 1998), 2-5.
"The City as Learning Laboratory," Oglethorpe-Atlanta I (1996), 8-11.
"Saving Culture: The Conservative Case to Stop Funding Art for Art's Sake," The Flying Petrel LXXIV (Summer, 1995), 10.
Comments on the Lani Guinier nomination, WSB-AM radio (Atlanta), June 4, 1993
"Vouchers Can Provide Passport to College," Atlanta Constitution, May 24, 1993.
"Lottery Monopoly Scorns Public Interest" (with William O. Shropshire), Carrollton (Ga.) Times-Georgian, November 3, 1992.

PUBLIC LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS:

"Compassionate Conservatism, Charitable Choice, and the Constitution," Stormy Petrel Bar Association,
Atlanta, GA., March 26, 2002
"A Contemporary Christian Critique of Liberalism," Emory University, November 7, 2000
"The Electoral College and the Electoral Process," Roswell King Chapter, Daughters of the American
CURRICULUM VITAE (cont.)
Joseph M. Knippenberg

Revolution, Dunwoody, GA., September 19, 2000
"The Founders' Vision of America," Trinity Presbyterian Church, Atlanta, GA., September 17, 2000
"The First Amendment Religion Clauses," St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church, Atlanta, GA., May 8,
2000
"Allan Bloom and His Critics," Berry College, Rome, GA., September 23, 1998
"Impeachment: A Citizen's Guide," Roswell King Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, Dunwoody
Georgia, September 15, 1998
"Looking Toward the Millennium: Politics and Policy for the 21st Century,"
Georgia Foundation for Independent Colleges Annual Meeting, Sea Island, GA., February 11, 1997
"Liberal Education and the Myths of Multiculturalism,"
AT & T Diversity Council, Norcross, GA., August 24, 1995
"The Gentle Voice of Revelation: Religion and Liberalism in Stephen Carter's The Culture of Disbelief,"
Berry College, Rome, GA., November 7, 1994
"A Moment of Loudness: Religion, the Supreme Court, and the Constitution,"
Redan High School, Stone Mountain, GA., October 6, 1994
Life Enrichment Services, Tucker, GA., November 10, 1994
"Presidential Leadership: NAFTA and Beyond,"
Ansley Kiwanis, Atlanta, GA., December 10, 1993
Chattahoochee High School, Alpharetta, GA., November 23, 1993
"An Introduction to Aristotle's Ethics,"
Berry College, Rome, GA., September 13, 1993
"The Electoral College and the Real Presidential Election,"
Northside Kiwanis Club, Atlanta, GA., December 4, 1992
Decatur Business and Professional Women's Organization, Decatur, GA., November 12, 1992
"Religion and Politics: The View from the Founding,"
Douglas County Kiwanis Club, Douglasville, GA., July 31, 1992
Perimeter Adult Learning and Services, Dunwoody, GA., April 13, 1992
"The President's War Power,"
Northlake Golden K Kiwanis Club, Decatur. GA., October 19, 1993
Executive Park Kiwanis Club, Atlanta, GA., April 5, 1993
Kiwanis Club of Sandy Springs, Sandy Springs, GA., July 30, 1992
West Dekalb Rotary Club, Atlanta, GA., December 5, 1990
"Natural Law and the Constitution: The Case of Judge Clarence Thomas,"
Oglethorpe University Alumni Club, Bethesda, MD., September 30, 1991
"The International Principles of the Founders,"
Alpharetta/North Fulton County Rotary Club, Alpharetta, GA., August 9, 1991
Berry College, Rome GA., January 28, 1987
"The Intellectual Roots of the Bill of Rights,"
Smyrna Golden K Kiwanis Club, Smyrna, GA., September 28, 1993
South Dekalb Lithonia Optimist International Club, Lithonia, GA., August 6, 1991
Kiwanis Club of Metro Atlanta, Atlanta, GA., July 29, 1991
Kiwanis Club of Duluth, Duluth, GA., August 29, 1990
"The President's Powers of War and Peace,"
North Dekalb/Dunwoody Kiwanis Club, Dunwoody, GA., May 21, 1991
CURRICULUM VITAE (cont.)
Joseph M. Knippenberg

Cumberland Optimist Club of Vinings, Vinings, GA., April 5, 1991
Optimist Club of Cedartown, Cedartown, GA., March 7, 1991
Central Dekalb Kiwanis Club, Decatur, GA., February 13, 1991
"The Rule of Law and the (Constitutional) Rule of Men,"
Capital Area Kiwanis Club, Atlanta, GA., August 6, 1987

PUBLIC SERVICE:

Consultant on National History Standards, Georgia Department of Education, 1995-96
Moderator, Town Hall Meeting for U.S. Rep. John Linder, Oglethorpe University, November 12, 1993
Member, Senator Sam Nunn Internship Selection Committee, 1990, 1993

REFERENCES:

Furnished upon request.


 


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