Dr. Nathan Orlando

Position Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Political Science
Office: St. Benedict Hall 315A
Phone: 913.360.7493
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Nathan Orlando is an assistant professor in the department of political science, having joined the Benedictine College faculty in 2020. He is a graduate of Hillsdale College (B.A. in Political Economy and Philosophy & Religion) and Baylor University (M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science). Prior to arriving in Atchison, he held a post-doctoral fellowship in international politics at Saint Vincent College from 2018 to 2020 and was a visiting fellow at their Center for Political and Economic Thought. He has chaired the department since 2022.

Courses Taught:

POLS 1000 – Introduction to American Government

POLS 2010 – Comparative World Government and Politics

POLS 3010 – European Politics

POLS 3250 – The American Presidency

POLS 3600 – American Foreign Policy

POLS 3700 – Film and Politics

POLS 3980 – Special Topics: Research Seminar on Nuclear Deterrence

POLS 3980 – Special Topics: Grand Strategy

POLS 3980 – Special Topics: Power, Morality, and International Relations

POLS 3980 – Special Topics: Diplomacy: Theory and Practice

POLS 3980 – Special Topics: Ancient Political Theory

POLS 4010 – International Relations

POLS 4950 – Senior Seminar

 Peer-Reviewed Publications:

“Surpassing the Unsurpassable: Jean-Paul Sartre’s Reinterpretation of Marxism,” The Political Science Reviewer 46, no. 2 (2022): 223-258. [journal article]

 Raymond Aron and His Dialogues in an Age of Ideologies (New York: Peter Lang, 2023). [book]