Robert Clinton

Professor, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Professor Clinton (Ph.D., University of Texas, 1984) teaches in the field of public law and political theory. His two previously published books, Marbury v. Madison and Judicial Review(Kansas, 1989, 1991) and God and Man in the Law (Kansas, 1997), challenge long-held assumptions about the power of the Supreme Court. He is currently working on two books,The Marshall Court: Justices, Rulings, and Legacy (ABC-CLIO Press), a history of the early Supreme Court, and Accident and Design: Materialism and Human Nature at the Dawn of the Third Millenium (Discovery Institute), a study of the implications of naturalism and theism for political theory. Professor Clinton is the current chairperson of the Department.