Cheek, H(oward) Lee, Jr. 1960-

views updated

CHEEK, H(oward) Lee, Jr. 1960-

PERSONAL: Born October 27, 1960, in Winston-Salem, NC; son of Howard Lee (an electrical engineer) and Ann Marie (a homemaker; maiden name, Clinch) Cheek; married Kathy Braun (a choreographer and editor), December 18, 1994; children: Mary Angela Apple (stepdaughter). Education: Western Carolina University, B.A., 1983, M.P.A., 1988; attended Duke University, 1983-86, 1991-94, earned M.Div.; Catholic University of America, Ph.D., 1998. Politics: Republican. Religion: United Methodist. Hobbies and other interests: Collecting and restoring fine writing instruments.

ADDRESSES: Home—580 Eighth St. N.W., Cleveland, TN 37311. Offıce—HPS 104, Lee University, Cleveland, TN 37320. E-mail—[email protected].

CAREER: Methodist minister in North Carolina, 1986-97; Brewton-Parker College, Mount Vernon, GA, professor, 1997-2000; Lee University, Cleveland, TN, professor, 2000—. Military service: U.S. Army Reserve, chaplain, 1994-2001.


(Editor, with M. Susan Power and wife, Kathy B. Cheek) Francis Graham Wilson, Political Philosophy and Cultural Renewal: Collected Essays, Transaction Books (New Brunswick, NJ), 2001.

Calhoun and Popular Rule: The Political Theory of the Disquisition and Discourse, University of Missouri Press (Columbia, MO), 2001.

Francis Graham Wilson and the American PoliticalMind, Intercollegiate Studies Institute (Dover, DE), 2002.

(Editor and author of introduction) John C. Calhoun:Selected Writings and Speeches, Regnery Publishing (Washington, DC), 2003.

(With Richard Bishirjian) The Development of Political Theory, St. Augustine's Press (South Bend, IN), 2003.

(Editor, with M. Susan Power and Kathy B. Cheek) Order and Legitimacy: The Spanish Political Mind, Transaction Books (New Brunswick, NJ), 2003.

Contributor to encyclopedias and other books, including The Reader's Guide to the Social Sciences, Fitzroy Dearborn (London, England), 2000; and The Supreme Court, Salem Press (Pasadena, CA), 2000. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Methodist History, Sacramental Life, International Social Science Review, Lincoln Review, Winston-Salem Journal, and Telos.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Editing Critical Assessments of Calhoun, 1811-2000, three volumes, for Thoemmes Press (London, England), completion expected in 2004; a study of Patrick Henry's political thought.



History: Review of New Books, summer, 2002, David DeLeon, review of Calhoun and Popular Rule: The Political Theory of the Disquisition and Discourse, p. 145.

Journal of Southern History, February, 2003, David F. Ericson, review of Calhoun and Popular Rule, p. 165.

Perspectives on Political Science, summer, 2002, Gary L. Gregg II, review of Calhoun and Popular Rule, p. 187.