Assistant Professor of Political Science at Ashland University and Director of the Political Economy Program
Dr. Brianne Wolf earned her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. At Ashland, Dr. Wolf teaches courses in political economy, such as “The Political Economy of a Free Society” and “The Welfare State and Beyond.” She has published articles on Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Adam Smith, and F.A. Hayek. Dr. Wolf’s research and teaching reflect on questions about the interaction between economics and politics, liberalism, and moral judgment. Each theme relates to her central concern as a scholar: understanding the proper relationship between the individual and society.
Assistant Professor of Political Science at Ashland University and Director of the Core Curriculum
Dr. Gregory McBrayer received his M.A. from the University of Georgia and his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland. Prior to coming to Ashland, he was an assistant professor at Morehead State University, a postdoctoral fellow at Emory University, and a visiting assistant professor at Gettysburg College. He has published articles in Interpretation: A Journal of Political Philosophy and Kentron: Revue Pluridisciplinaire du Monde Antique, as well as reviews in Interpretation, The Journal for Hellenic Studies, The American Journal of Islamic Social Science, and Political Science Quarterly. He is author (with Mary Nichols and Denise Schaeffer) of Plato’s Euthydemus (Focus, 2011) and is the editor of Xenophon: The Shorter Writings (Cornell, forthcoming).