Rahe, Paul A. 1948-

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Rahe, Paul A. 1948-


Born December 18, 1948, in Tulsa, OK; son of Paul Anthony (in oil business) and Helen Marie Rahe. Ethnicity: "Irish-German." Education: Attended Cornell University, 1967-69; Yale University, B.A. (summa cum laude), 1971, Ph.D., 1977; Wadham College, Oxford, B.A. (with first class honors), 1974, M.A., 1980.


Home—Hillsdale, MI. Office—Departments of History and Political Science, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI 49242. E-mail—paul.rahe@hillsdale. edu.


Yale University, New Haven, CT, acting instructor in history, 1976-77; Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, assistant professor of history, 1977-80; Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, Steinman Assistant Professor of Classics and History, 1981-83; University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK, assistant professor, 1983-91, associate professor, 1991-94, Jay P. Walker Professor of History, 1994-2007, department head, 1994-98; Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI, professor of history and political science, 2007—. Washington University, St. Louis, MO, fellow at Center for the History of Freedom, 1990; Yale University, visiting professor, 1996-97; Boston University, Gaspar G. Bacon Lecturer, 1996; Cambridge University, visiting research fellow at Clare Hall, 1999; E.L. Wiegand Visiting Lecturer at St. John's College, Santa Fe, NM, and Thomas Aquinas College, both 1999-2000; Oxford University, visiting fellow of All Souls College, 2005-06; American Academy in Berlin, DaimlerChrysler fellow at Hans Arnhold Center, 2006. Crane-Rogers Foundation, member of board of directors of Institute of Current World Affairs, 1987-94 and 1997-2003, chair, 1998-2003; American School of Classical Studies at Athens, member of managing committee, 1988—; Institute of World Affairs, member of board of directors, 1991-94; Churchill Center, member of academic advisory committee, 1997—.


Historical Society (member of executive committee, 1998—), American Philological Association, American Political Science Association, Conference for the Study of Political Thought, Association of Ancient Historians, Society for Historians of the Early American Republic, St. George Tucker Society, Phi Beta Kappa.


Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, 1971; Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1971; Field scholar, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 1973; junior fellow, Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington, DC, 1980-81; fellow at National Humanities Center, 1984; fellow in the eastern Mediterranean, Institute of Current World Affairs, Crane-Rogers Foundation, 1984-86; John M. Olin faculty fellow, John M. Olin Foundation, 1988-89; fellow of National Endowment for the Humanities, 1993-94; fellow at Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 1993-94; included in Templeton Honor Rolls for education in a free society, John M. Templeton Foundation, 1997-98; Koren Prize, best article published in French history, Society for French Historical Studies, 2006.


Republics Ancient and Modern: Classical Republicanism and the American Revolution, University of North Carolina Press (Chapel Hill, NC), 1992, reprinted in three volumes, Volume 1: The Ancien Régime in Classical Greece, Volume 2: New Modes and Orders in Early Modern Political Thought, Volume 3: Inventions of Prudence: Constituting the American Regime, 1994.

(Editor, with David W. Carrithers and Michael A. Mosher, and contributor) Montesquieu's Human Science: Essays on the Spirit of Laws (1748), Rowman & Littlefield (Lanham, MD), 2000.

(Editor and contributor) Machiavelli's Liberal Republican Legacy, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 2006.

Against Throne and Altar: Machiavelli and Political Theory under the English Republic, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), in press.

Contributor to books, including The Revival of Constitutionalism, edited by James W. Muller, University of Nebraska Press (Lincoln, NE), 1988; Roots of Realism: Philosophical and Historical Dimensions, edited by Benjamin Frankel, Frank Cass (London, England), 1996; Churchill as Peacemaker, edited by James W. Muller, Cambridge University Press (Cambridge, England), 1997; Churchill's "Iron Curtain" Speech Fifty Years Later, edited by James W. Muller, University of Missouri Press (Columbia, MO), 1999; and The Examined Life: Readings from Western Philosophers from Plato to Kant, edited by Stanley Rosen, Random House (New York, NY), 2000. Contributor of articles and reviews to academic journals, including American Journal of Philology, American Journal of Archaeology, American Historical Review, American Spectator, Political Science Reviewer, Review of Politics, Security Studies, Journal of Business and Professional Ethics, and Humanities.