Samuel Goldman

Samuel Goldman
Associate Professor of Political Science
Monroe Hall 476
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Areas of Expertise

Political theory, religion and politics, political theology, and conservative political thought

Samuel Goldman is executive director of the John L. Loeb, Jr. Institute for Religious Freedom and director of the Politics & Values Program. His first book God’s Country: Christian Zionism in America was published by the University of Pennsylvania Press in 2018. His second book, After Nationalism, was published from the University of Pennsylvania Press in early 2021. In addition to his academic research, Goldman is literary editor of Modern Age: A Conservative Quarterly and a contributing editor at The American Conservative. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and many other publications.


Ph.D., Harvard University, 2010

B.A., Rutgers University, 2002



Professor Goldman has published in The American Conservative, The New Criterion, and Maximumrocknroll, as well as others.

2021. After Nationalism. University of Pennsylvania Press.

2018. God’s Country: Christian Zionism in America. University of Pennsylvania Press.

Classes Taught

PSC 1011 - Introduction to Politics, 6 credits

PSC 1012W - Introduction to Politics II, 6 credits

PSC 2106 - Major Issues of Western Political Thought II, 3 credits