Diana Schaub

Diana Schaub

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Diana Schaub is professor of political science at Loyola University Maryland. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Kenyon College and holds an MA and PhD from the University of Chicago. She has been a postdoctoral fellow in the Program on Constitutional Government at Harvard University (1994–95). In 2001, she was the recipient of the Richard M. Weaver Prize for Scholarly Letters; in 2004, she was appointed to the President’s Council on Bioethics. She is the author of Erotic Liberalism: Women and Revolution in Montesquieu's “Persian Letters” (1995), along with a number of book chapters and articles in the fields of political philosophy and American political thought. She is a reviewer and essayist for a variety of publications, including National Affairs, the New Criterion, the Claremont Review of Books, the American Interest, and the New Atlantis.

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War and Remembrance

by Diana Schaubvia Hoover Digest
Monday, August 13, 2012

This is how the war ends: not with a bang, but with a three-day weekend. How should a nation honor its fallen? By Diana Schaub.

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The Wisdom of George Washington

by Diana Schaubvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
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The Wisdom of George Washington

by Diana Schaubvia Defining Ideas
Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Have we deviated from the sound principles of his Farewell Address?

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South Africa's Orwellian Constitution

by Diana Schaubvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, April 4, 2012

The American version may be out of sync with the global consensus on human rights, but that makes it a stronger plan of government...

South Africa’s Orwellian Constitution

by Diana Schaubvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, April 4, 2012

The U.S. Constitution is, as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has recently reminded us, “a rather old constitution.” In her parlance, old does not mean venerable or worthy of imitation.

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South Africa's Orwellian Constitution

by Diana Schaubvia Defining Ideas
Wednesday, April 4, 2012

The American version may be out of sync with the global consensus on human rights, but that makes it a stronger plan of government.

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A hidden cause of Baltimore's population loss: abortion

by Diana Schaubvia Baltimore Sun
Monday, January 23, 2012

City's rate of terminated pregnancies is indicative of a wayward society...

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Digital Peril

by Diana Schaubvia Defining Ideas
Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Let's rethink the computer-centric classroom.

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Digital Peril

by Diana Schaubvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Let's rethink the computer-centric classroom...

Digital Peril

by Diana Schaubvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Gone are the days when the virtue expected of students was discipline or attention. Now we demand something more—it goes by the name “engagement.” We don’t want pupils to be obediently receptive; we want them actively and imaginatively involved.

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