Anthony Peacock

Department Head - Professor

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Contact Information

MAIN 320C
Email: anthony.peacock@usu.edu
Office Phone: (435) 797-1314

Faculty Bio

Anthony A. Peacock is a professor in the Political Science Department at USU. He is the author or editor of five books. Peacock teaches courses on constitutional law, constitutional theory, law and policy, and law, politics, and war.

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Teaching Interests

Constitutional Law & Theory National Security Economics and Politics

Research Interests

Constitutional Law & Theory National Security Economics and Politics

Education

  • PhD - Claremont Graduate School - 1997
  • MA - Claremont Graduate School - 1995
  • MA - University of Calgary - 1985
  • JD - Osgoode Hall Law School, York University - 1987
  • BA - University of Alberta - 1981

Awards/Honors

  • Earhart Foundation Fellowship Research Grant of $15,000 - June 12, 2012
  • Hayek Fund Grant in the amount of $1,800 - April 27, 2012
  • Apgar Foundation Grant of $20,000 - February 2012

Books

  • Scholarly - Freedom and the Rule of Law - 2010
  • Scholarly - How to Read The Federalist Papers - 2010
  • Scholarly - Deconstructing the Republic: Voting Rights, the Supreme Court, and the Founders’ Republicanism Reconsidered - 2008
  • Textbook - Affirmative Action - 2000
  • Scholarly - Constitutionalism - 2000
  • Scholarly - Courts - 2000
  • Scholarly - Electoral Districting, II - 2000
  • Scholarly - Shaw v. Reno - 2000
  • Scholarly - Affirmative Action and Representation: Shaw v. Reno and the Future of Voting Rights - 1997
  • Scholarly - Rethinking the Constitution: Perspectives on Canadian Constitutional Reform, Interpretation, and Theory - 1996

Publications

  • Journal Article, Academic Journal - The Founders' Constitution and What Threatens It Today
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal - Ending the Racial Identity Politics of Today's Voting Rights Act - 2013
  • Book Review - Review of Congress Shall Make No Law: The First Amendment, Unprotected Expression, and the Supreme Court, by David M. O’Brien. (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2010) - 2012

Contracts/Grants Awarded

  • Principled Liberty and American Character - $15000 - 2012-08-31
  • Hayek Fund Grant for Research Assistant - $1800 - 2012-06-30
  • Apgar Speaker Series Grant - $20000 - 2012-06-30