Joseph Griffith

Assistant Professor of Politics

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Dr. Griffith earned his Ph.D. in Political Science from Baylor University after majoring in Political Science and History at Ashland University. His dissertation is on American jurisprudence concerning the right of parents to direct their children’s education. At King’s, he teaches American Political Thought and Practice II, Foundations of Politics, and Comparative Government.

In the academic year of 2018-2019, he was a visiting lecturer at the Rochester Institute of Technology and a Richard M. Weaver Fellow at the Intercollegiate Studies Institute.

Dr. Griffith lives in Brooklyn with his wife and son, with whom he watches witty TV shows and the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Time at King's: August 2019 to Present


M.A. Political Science
Baylor University

B.A. Political Science and History
Ashland University