Hunter Baker, J.D., Ph.D.

University Fellow and Associate Professor of Political Science, Union University

Hunter Baker, J.D., Ph.D. is the dean of arts and sciences at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. He is the author of The End of Secularism, Political Thought: A Student’s Guide, and The System Has a Soul. He has also written widely for a variety of outlets which include TouchstoneChristianity TodayModern AgePublic Discourse, the Journal of Law and ReligionPerspectives in Politics, and many others. Baker won the Acton Institute’s Michael Novak Award in 2011 and now serves as an affiliate scholar for Acton and as an associate editor of the Journal of Markets and Morality. He is also a research fellow for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission and a contributing editor for Touchstone.

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