Ashley Woodiwiss

Ashley Woodiwiss

  • Professor of Political Science and Chair, Department of Government, Criminology, & Sociology
  • Faculty, College of Behavioral & Social Sciences
M 55 Carnell Learning Center
Education

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1989)

M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1984)

B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1979)

Publications

Book

  • Thomas Beilke and Ashley Woodiwiss, eds. The Re-enchantment of Political Science: Christian Scholars Engage Their Discipline. Lexington Books. 2001 (Reviewed in American Political Science Review, June 2002: 406-407.)


Chapters

  • "From Tourists to Pilgrims: Christian Practices and the First-Year Experience," in David I Smith & James K.A. Smith, eds. Teaching and Christian Practices: Reshaping Faith & Learning, Grand Rapids, Ml: Eerdmans Publishing Company), p. 123-139. 2011
  • "John Howard Yoder and a Church-Centered Political Theory," in J. Budziszewski, Evangelicals in the Public Square, (Grand Rapids, Ml: Baker Academic), p. 87-94. 2006
  • "Deliberation or Agony? Towards a Post-liberal Christian Democratic Theory," in Heilke & Woodiwiss (Lexington Books), p. 65-83. 2001
  • "Rawls, religion, and Liberalism." in Heilke & Woodiwiss (Lexington), p. 149-166. 2001
  • "A Post-Modem Critical Augustinian Recovery of Political Judgment" in Peter Lawler and Dale McConkey (eds.), Faith. Reason, and Political Life Today (Lexington), p. 189-207. 2001
  • "Christian Economic Justice and the Impasse in Political Theory" (pp. 112-143) in David P. Gushee, editor, Toward a Just and Caring Society (Baker Books), p. 112-143. 1999

Articles, Reviews, etc.

  • "After the Carnival," The Point Magazine, Winter 2015
  • "Finding Hope in the Strangest Places," SC Statehouse Report July 27, 2012'
  • "What was the most important political event of 2010?" (The Center for Public Justice) 2011
  • "A Real Stocking Stuffer (the blessings of two party competition)" SC Statehouse Report December 24, 2010
  • "The Problem with Pluralism," Capital Commentary (The Center for Public Justice) September 10, 2010
  • "Can I get a Witness?" South Carolina Statehouse Report May 22, 2009
  • "An Experiment Well Worth Trying," South Carolina Statehouse Report October 24, 2008.
  • "Looking for Ways to Expand Bipartisanship," South Carolina Statehouse Report February 29, 2008.
  • "Slavoj Zizek and Philosophy at the End of the World," Books & Culture Nov/Dec, 2006
  • Review: James Heft, S.M. ed. Believing Scholars: Ten Catholic Intellectuals. New York: Fordham University Press, 2005; in Books & Culture July/Aug, 2006.
  • Review: Michael J. Perry, Under God? Religious Faith and Liberal Democracy in Journal of Religion July, 2005
  • "Universities as Sites of Citizenship and Civic Responsibility: Wheaton College" (case study) The Political Psychologist 7: I Spring, 2002
  • "Ecclesial Profiling" in Wake Forest University Journal of Lmv p. 557-570. May, 2001
  • "Democracy Agonistes" in Books and Culture Mar/Apr, 2001.
  • "Do We Really Need a Public Philosophy?" in Books & Culture Jan/Feb, 1997
  • "Slouching Toward November" in Books & Culture. May, 1996.
  • "Religion and Politics in America: A View from the Academy." Briefing Paper for Pew Charitable Trusts, 8 pages March, 1996
  • "Counter-Cultural Christianity and Political Science" in Christians in Political Science Newsletter, Spring, 1996
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Papers, Meetings, etc

  • "Theologizing Agonism," paper presented at the 8111 annual Telos Conference, NYU, New York, February 15-16. 2014
  • "Kuyper and the Jesus Phone," plenary address at the Bavinck Institute Annual Conference, Calvin College Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, Ml. October 10-14. 2011
  • Roundtable: "Re-visioning Evangelical Political Ethics." American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Chicago. 2007
  • "A Theological Scrutiny of Human Rights Talk," a paper presented at New York University, sponsored by the Veritas Institute, February 8. 2006
  • "Waiting for St. Francis," a paper presented at the Fifth Annual Lilly Fellows Program, Secularity & Globalization: What Comes After Modernity? Calvin College, November I 0-12. 2005
  • "If not Democracy, then What? Investigating the Political Imagination of Radical Orthodoxy," 15 pages. Christians in Political Science. Bethel College. St. Paul, MN. June. 2003
  • "Universities as Sites of Democratic Education," 15 pages. American Political Science Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco. August 29-September 2. 200 I
  • "Ecclesial Profiling," 20 pages. Religiously Grounded Morality: Its Proper Role in American Law and Public Policy. Wake Forest University School of Law. October 20-21. 2000
  • "Cultivating Christian Citizens for an Agonistic Democracy," 25 pages. Pruitt Memorial Symposium. Baylor University, Waco, Texas. October 28-30. 1999
  • "Political Theory After Liberalism: Deliberative Democracy and/or Postmodern Augustinianism?" 25 pages. Calvin College Spring Faculty Conference. Grand Rapids, Ml. May 27-29 1999
  • "Political Theory After Liberalism: Deliberative Democracy and/or Postmodern Augustinianism?" 20 pages. The Berry College-Oglethorpe University Conference on "Religion, Politics & Society." Rome, Georgia. March 9. 1999
  • "Ecclesiocentrism: New Directions in Christian Political Thought," 25 pages. Part of organized panel - "New Horizons in Christian Political Science." American Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Boston, MA, Sept. 3-6. 1998
  • "The City of God as Narrated Peace: Augustine and Political Judgment," 25 pages. International Society for the Study of European Ideas. University of Haifa, Israel, August. 1998.
  • "Augustine and Political Judgment," 20 pages. Southwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Corpus Christi, TX, March 18-21. 1998
  • "Rawls, Religion & Liberalism," 23 pages. Michigan Political Science Association. 28th Annual Meeting. Detroit. 1996.
  • "Religion as a Source of Political Change and Reaction: a View from Romania," 18 pages. American Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C. 1991