Baylor Alum Hired as Assistant Professor of Political Theory at University of British Columbia

April 19, 2023

Catherine Craig has received the position of Assistant Professor, Political Theory, tenure-track, in the Department of Economics, Philosophy, and Political Science at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus (UBCO). She is currently a Postdoctoral Research Scholar in political philosophy and American constitutionalism in the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership (SCETL) at Arizona State University. Prior to this, Catherine was a doctoral student in the PhD program in Political Science at Baylor University, having defended her dissertation and book project, Memory as the Political Art in Plato’s Statesman, on September 24, 2021. In May of 2022, she received the Outstanding Doctoral Student Award in Political Science at Baylor University.

Congratulations Catherine!

UBCO, Economics, Politics and Philosophy Department:

Catherine Craig received her doctorate from Baylor University’s Graduate Program of Political Science in December 2021. Her dissertation, Memory and the Political Art in Plato’s Statesman argues that the philosophic and practical dimensions of memory create a framework for political life. This project serves as the basis for her book, Memory and the Political Art in Plato’s Statesman, which is forthcoming with Lexington Press' Political Theory for Today series. She received an M.A. from Baylor in 2019, and her B.A. in Great Books and Political Science from St. Thomas University in 2017.