Areas of Expertise

  • American Constitutional Law
  • American Political Thought
  • Political Philosophy

Murray Dry

Charles A. Dana Professor of Political Science, Middlebury College

Areas of Expertise

    American Constitutional LawAmerican Political ThoughtPolitical Philosophy

Murray Dry is the Charles A. Dana Professor of Political Science at Middlebury College, where he taches courses in political philosophy, American political thought, and American constitutional law.  He is author of Same-Sex Marriage and American Constitutionalism (2017), Civil Peace and the Quest for Truth (2004), and numerous articles and book chapters on various topics concerning American constitutionalism, especially the American founding. He also saw Herbert Storing’s The Complete Anti-Federalist through the press and made the selections for the one volume edition of that seven volume work (The Anti-Federalist; University of Chicago press).

Prof. Dry has held Visiting Professorships at Harvard University, Yeshiva University and Santa Clara University. He has also been a Liberal Arts Fellow at Harvard law school and a Visiting Scholar at Stanford law school and NYU law school. He received his A.B., M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.