Areas of Expertise

  • History of Political Philosophy
  • Constitutionalism
  • St. Augustine

Adam Thomas

Associate Director of the Lyceum Program, Clemson University, Clemson University

Areas of Expertise

    History of Political PhilosophyConstitutionalismSt. Augustine

Adam Thomas is Associate Director of the Lyceum Program and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Political Science at Clemson University, where he teaches courses in the history of political philosophy and American political thought.  His research examines the foundations of law, justice, and constitutionalism in Cicero, Augustine, and Thomas Aquinas. He is author of “The Importance of Justice in Augustine’s Early Reflections,” in Augustine’s Political Thought, ed. Richard J. Dougherty (University of Rochester Press, 2019). 

Before coming to Clemson, Prof. Thomas held Fellowships at the James Madison Program at Princeton University and the Tocqueville Program at Furman University. He holds a B.A. in Political Science from Furman and a Ph.D. in Political Theory from Boston College.