Dr. Jeffrey Herndon
Jeffrey C. Herndon Ph.D.
Louisiana State University
Dr. Herndon received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Texas State University in San Marcos (back when it was called Southwest Texas State) and then went to Louisiana State University to earn his Ph.D. After receiving his degree, Dr. Herndon taught in the LSU Honors College for three years before coming to Texas A&M-Commerce as an assistant professor. While at LSU, Dr. Herndon taught courses in Classical and Medieval Civilizations, Twentieth Century Political Religions, Introduction to Political Theory, and American Government.
Dr. Herndon’s primary field is political philosophy, but he also teaches European Political Systems, American government, and Texas government. His book, Eric Voegelin and the Problem of Christian Political Order, is forthcoming from the University of Missouri Press. In addition to the political philosophy of Eric Voegelin, Dr. Herndon’s research interests include, classical and early Christian political thought, the philosophical dimensions of the American founding, and the intersection between literature and political philosophy.