Dr. John Maynor

Professor

Dr. John Maynor
615-494-8758
Room 209, Peck Hall (PH)
MTSU Box 29, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., University of York (2000)
  • M.A., George Washington University (1993)
  • B.A., Millsaps College, MS (1990)

Areas of Expertise

I am currently working on a research project funded by the MTSU Faculty Research and Creative Activity Committee on Constitutionalism in the European Union and on a modern republican account of the same sex marriage debate in the US. I am also working on an edited volume (with C├ęcile Laborde) on the republican theory of Philip Pettit.

Biography

I joined the Department of Political Science in August 2004. Before joining MTSU I taught at the University of Sheffield (UK), first in the Department of Politics and then in the Department of Philosophy. I have also worked at Oxford Brookes University (UK) and was a fellow of the Civic Education Project in the Faculty of Law, Comenius University Bratislava, Slovakia. I did my BA at Millsaps College (Jackson, MS), my MA at The George Washington University (Washington, DC), and my DPhil at the Un...

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I joined the Department of Political Science in August 2004. Before joining MTSU I taught at the University of Sheffield (UK), first in the Department of Politics and then in the Department of Philosophy. I have also worked at Oxford Brookes University (UK) and was a fellow of the Civic Education Project in the Faculty of Law, Comenius University Bratislava, Slovakia. I did my BA at Millsaps College (Jackson, MS), my MA at The George Washington University (Washington, DC), and my DPhil at the University of York (UK).

Publications
My first book, Republicanism in the Modern World, was published in 2003 by Polity Press/Blackwell International.

Recent Publications
Republicanism in the Modern World ( Polity Press , Cambridge: 2003).
'Modern Republican Democratic Contestation: A Model of Deliberative Democracy', Democratic Theory, Democratic Practice, Honohan, I. and Jennings, J. (eds) (Routledge, London: forthcoming summer of 2005).
'Another Instrumental Approach?', European Journal of Political Theory (vol 1: 1 July, 2002).
'Without Regret: The Comprehensive Nature of Nondomination', Politics (vol 22: 2, May 2002).
'Factions and Diversity: A Republican Dilemma', Politics at the Edge, Pierson, C., and Tormey, S. (eds) (MacMillan, London: 2000).
'Book Review: Contemporary Theories of Liberalism by Gerald Gaus, Journal of Moral Philosophy, August 2004, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 248-50.
'Book Review: Public Morality, Civic Virtue, and the Problem of Modern Liberalism by T. William Boxx and Gary M. Quinlivan (eds.)', Political Studies, June 2001, vol. 49, no. 2, p. 335, 2001.
'Book Review: Republicanism: A Theory of Freedom and Government by Philip Pettit', Nations and Nationalism, April 1998, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 288-90.

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