Dr. Jesse Covington

Associate Professor of Political Science | Westmont College

  • He has published several essays relating to topics such as John Locke, Saint Augustine, Natural Law, the First Amendment, and liberal arts education. He also co-edited Natural Law and Evangelical Political Thought (Lexington, 2012).
  • His research interests focus on the interrelation of religion and government, particularly about First Amendment law, natural law, and the foundations of political liberalism.
  • Covington’s current book projects include Taken on Faith: The Concept of Religion in First Amendment Jurisprudence and a collaborative project on Protestant political morality.