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 on the right of parents to direct their children’s education.

At King’s, he teaches American Political Thought and Practice II, Foundations of Politics, Constitutional Law of the Federal System, Politics and Literature, and Comparative Government. He is the faculty advisor to the King’s Debate Society and a Fellow of the House of C. S. Lewis.

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 Bergen County, New Jersey with his wife and three kids.

Time at King's: August 2019 to July 2023


Ph.D Political Science
Baylor University

M.A. Political Science
Baylor University

B.A. Political Science and History
Ashland University