FACULTY & STAFF
Dr. David Carrithers
B.A. - 1966, Williams College, Williamstown, MA
M.A. - 1968, New York University
Ph.D. - 1972, New York University
Intellectual Origins of the American Constitution
Philosophy of Law
Philosophy of Punishment
Political Thought of Jefferson and Madison
Political Thought of Montesquieu
Selected Professional Awards and Honors:
- Nominated by Political Science Majors for U.T. Alumni Outstanding Teaching Award, 2006, 2001, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992
- Elected corresponding member of the Académie Nationale des Sciences, Belles-Lettres et Arts de Bordeaux, 1998
- President, Southeastern Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (1992-93)
- Book Review Editor, Eighteenth Century Studies, 1983-1986
- Recipient, Student Government Association Outstanding Professor Awards, 1990, 1989, 1983
- Elected to UTC Council of Scholars, 1985
- Recipient, Alumni Distinguished Teaching Award of University of Tennessee National Alumni Association, 1984
- Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu. Edited by David W. Carrithers for the series “International Library of Essays in the History of Social and Political Thought.” Aldershot, England: Ashgate Publishing., Ltd., forthcoming, 2009.
- “Montesquieu and Tocqueville as Philosophical Historians: Liberty, Determinism, and the Prospects for Freedom,” in Montesquieu and His Legacy. Edited by Rebecca Kingston. Albany: State University of New York Press, forthcoming 2009.
“Démocratie,” in Dictionnaire Montesquieu., an on-line publication of the Société Montesquieu. Paris, France, 2008.
- “Aristocratie,” in Dictionnaire Montesquieu, , an on-line publication of the Société Montesquieu. Paris, France, 2008.
Other Publications: see Vita