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Anthony Peacock

Anthony Peacock

Professor and Department Head

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Office Location: MAIN 320C
IconPhone: 435-797-1314


Anthony A. Peacock is professor and department head in the Political Science Department at Utah State University. He is also the Director of USU’s Center for the Study of American Constitutionalism. Peacock is the author or editor of numerous books, including most recently Vindicating the Commercial Republic: The Federalist on Union, Enterprise, and War (Lexington Books, 2018), How to Read The Federalist Papers (The Heritage Foundation, 2010), Freedom and the Rule of Law (Lexington Books, 2010), and Deconstructing the Republic: Voting Rights, the Supreme Court, and the Founders’ Republicanism Reconsidered (The AEI Press, 2008)

Peacock has also published many articles, book chapters, and book reviews on American law and politics. In addition Peacock has provided media commentary on national and state politics and has lectured on American politics and law both nationally and internationally.  He currently sits on the Utah Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights. At Utah State Peacock has taught courses in the fields of constitutional law, constitutional theory, law and policy, law, politics, and war, and political theory.