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Elizabeth Kaufer Busch

Honors Program - Department of Leadership and American Studies


Elizabeth Busch

Professor
Co-Director of the Center for American Studies; Laura and Pete Walker Professorship in America

McMurran Hall 301C
(757) 594-7764
elizabeth.busch@cnu.edu

Education

  • Ph D in American Politics; Political Theory, Michigan State University
  • BA in Political Science and Sociology, Emory University

Teaching

American Studies
American Political Thought
History of Politial and Social Thought

Research

History of Feminism
Evolution of Feminism in America
America's founding philosophy

Biography

Dr. Busch is the Laura and Pete Walker Professor in American Studies, Co-Director of the Center for American Studies (CAS), and Director of American Studies. She joined the Christopher Newport faculty in 2005. Dr. Busch’s research focuses on the evolving conceptions of sex, gender, and equality, and the role those concepts have on public policy. She has also done research on the role of civic education in supporting democratic institutions and good governance. into Busch’s 2018 book, Title IX: The Transformation of Sex Discrimination in Education explores the non-legislative processes by which the 37-word law has been transformed over four decades.

  • Laura and Pete Walker Professorship in American Studies, ${award.getChild("organization").textValue}. (2019)
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    (2020). The Separation of Powers or the Normalization of Tyranny. Mercer University Press. Pages, 18.
  • Book, Scholarly-New
    (2018). Title IX: The Transformation of Sex Discrimination in Education. Routledge.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2017). Liberal Education, Rightly Understood. Perspectives on Political Science.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2017). "Sexual Assault: What's Title IX Got to do with it?". Perspectives on Political Science.
  • Book, Scholarly-New
    (2013). Civic Education and the Future of American Citizenship. Lexington Books.
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