- Political Science Faculty
- Fred E. Baumann
- Pamela Camerra-Rowe
- Harry M. Clor
- John M. Elliott
- Kirk R. Emmert
- H. Abbie Erler
- Pamela K. Jensen
- Tom Karako
- Joseph L. Klesner
- David Leibowitz
- Lisa Leibowitz
- Michelle S. Mood
- Nancy R. Powers
- Gilda Rodríguez
- David M. Rowe
- Nayef H Samhat
- Timothy Spiekerman
- Kathleen Tipler
- David Traven
- Stephen E. Van Holde
Harry M. Clor
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
Harry Clor came to Kenyon in 1965. Until his retirement in 2001 he taught courses in Classical Political Philosophy, Modern Political Philosophy, Contemporary Moral and Political Theory, American Political Thought, Constitutional Law, American Government, Introduction to Political Science: The Quest for Justice, and seminars in Legal Philosophy and Criminal Law. In addition, he frequently;taught in the Interdisciplinary Program in Humane Studies. He served for three years as director of the Public Affairs Conference Center and edited a number of conference volumes. He has written many articles and three books, Obscenity and Public Morality: Censorship in a Liberal Society , Public Morality and Liberal Society: Essays on Decency, Law and Pornography , and On Moderation: Defending an Ancient Virtue in a Modern World . He received the Kenyon College Trustees' Award for Teaching in 1990, and directed the Telluride Association summer program three times, twice at Cornell University and once at Kenyon. In 2010 the James Madison Center at Princeton devoted a conference to his scholarly work. Over the years he served the College in many capacities, on faculty committees and, notably, in a large-scale review of the curriculum. He served as a Consultant to the National Commission on Obscenity and Pornography and as an evaluator for the National Endowment for the Humanities. In retirement, he lives in Gambier.
A.B. Lawrence College, 1951
Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1967
On Moderation: Defending an Ancient Virtue in a Modern World , (Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2008).
"The Death of Public Morality?," American Journal of Jurisprudence , Notre Dame, 2000.
Public Morality and Liberal Society: Essays on Decency, Law and Pornography , (University of Notre Dame Press, Spring, 1996).
"Chief Justice Rehnquist and the Balances of Constitutional Democracy," Rutgers Law Review, September, 1994.
"Reflections on the Bill of Rights," Our Peculiar Security, Hickok and McDowell, eds., Rowman and Littlefield, 1993.
Obscenity and Public Morality: Censorship in a Liberal Society , (University of Chicago Press, 1969).
Courses TaughtClassical Political Philosophy
Modern Political Philosophy
Contemporary Moral and Political Theory
American Political Thought
Introduction to Political Science: The Quest for Justice
Issues in Legal Philosophy (Seminar)
Issues in the Criminal Law (Seminar)
Interdisciplinary Program in Humane Studies