Bernard Way


Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science & Economics


Director
Politics Practica Program

Where were you educated?
B.A., University of the Pacific, History & Government
M.A., The Monterey Institute of International Studies, International Policy Studies 
MA, Georgetown University, National Security Studies
Ph.D., Boston University, Political Science

What classes do you teach? 
American Government and Politics I and II
Strategy and International Diplomacy
International Relations
Principles of Political Theory
Social Teachings of the Church
Revolutionary Conflict
Government and Politics of Europe
Political Conflict in the Middle East
Russia's Diplomacy Towards Europe
Politics Practica
Politics Practica Internship Program

What is your favorite class to teach?
American Government II, as well as Strategy and International Diplomacy

Do you have any hobbies?
Revolutionary War Reenactor, College/High School Football Official, High School Baseball Umpire, watching Notre Dame Football, Politics of U.S. and Europe, reading history books

What do you like most about Christendom?
The Catholic atmosphere.

What are your ares of expertise and/or research?
American Political Thought and History
European Diplomacy in 19th and 20th Centuries
Russian History and Politics
International Relations
Military Strategy since Frederick the Great
American War for Independence

Where have you been published? 
"Defending America in the Next Century Means Deploying a Ballistic Missile Defense System Now!"ADI Briefing, September 1998, Volume VIII, No. 5. Published by the American Defense Institute (Alexandria, Virginia). 

"Does America Recognize the Fundamental Transformation Taking Place in the World Today?" ADI Briefing, April, 1998, Volume VIII, No. 3. Published by the American Defense Institute (Alexandria, Virginia)

"NATO Expansion Will Increase Germany's Role in European Security." ADI Briefing, October, 1997, Volume VII, No. 3. Published by the American Defense Institute (Alexandria, Virginia)

"America's China Policy: A Dilemma In Progress." ADI Briefing, June 23, 1997, Volume VIII, No. 2. Published by the American Defense Institute (Alexandria, Virginia)

What kind of professional activities and associations are you active in?
American Political Science Association
Catholic Scholars Association
Several professional officials (sports) associations

Contact Information:
Dr. Bernard Way
134 Christendom Dr.
Front Royal, VA 22630
H: 540.465.3795
W: 800.877-5456 ext. 1323
F: 540.636.1655
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