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Andrew Murphy
Andrew Murphy
Hickman Hall - 309
Political Theory, History of political thought, Anglo-American political thought, religion and politics



Professor Andrew Murphy received his B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Before arriving at Rutgers in 2008, he taught at Valparaiso University, Villanova University, and the University of Chicago.  Murphy has served as Co-President of the Association for Political Theory (2008-2014) and as Book Review Editor of Politics and Religion (2008-2015).


Please see the CV for Professor Murphy's latest publications. 


Andrew R. Murphy is Associate Professor of Political Science at Rutgers-New Brunswick.  His research focuses on the political and religious dimensions of Anglo-American political thought, in both historical and contemporary contexts.  He is co-author, most recently (with David S. Gutterman), of Political Religion and Religious Politics: Navigating Identities in the United States (Routledge, 2015) and of Liberty, Conscience, and Toleration: The Political Thought of William Penn (Oxford, 2016).  Murphy’s previous publications include Prodigal Nation:  Moral Decline and Divine Punishment from New England to 9/11 (Oxford, 2008) and Conscience and Community:  Revisiting Toleration and Religious Dissent in Early Modern England and America (Penn State, 2001). He edited the Blackwell Companion to Religion and Violence (2011), Religion, Politics, and American Identity: New Directions, New Controversies, with David S. Gutterman (Lexington, 2006), and The Political Writings of William Penn (Liberty Fund, 2002). His essays and articles have appeared in Political Theory, History of Political Thought, Perspectives on Politics, Politics and Religion, Political Theology, The Review of Politics, Polity, The Journal of Politics, and Politics, Groups, and Identities.

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