James R. Stoner, Jr. is the Hermann Moyse, Jr., Professor and Director of the Eric Voegelin Institute in the Department of Political Science at Louisiana State University, where he has taught since 1988.
He is the author of Common-Law Liberty (Kansas, 2003) and Common Law and Liberal Theory (Kansas, 1992), and co-editor of five books, most recently The Political Thought of the Civil War (Kansas, 2018) with Alan Levine and Thomas Merrill, and Free Speech and Intellectual Diversity in Higher Education (Lexington Books, forthcoming) with Paul O. Carrese and Carol McNamara.
He was twice a visiting fellow in the James Madison Program at Princeton University (2002-03, 2013-14), the second time as Garwood Professor. He earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University.
Lunch will be provided for attendees beginning at noon.