Executive Director, Loeb Institute for Religious Freedom; Assistant Professor of Political Science
Samuel Goldman in an assistant professor of political science at George Washington University, where he also leads the Politics & Values Program. Goldman received his Ph.D. in political science from Harvard. Before coming to GW, he was a Tikvah Postdoctoral Fellow in Religion, Ethics & Politics at Princeton.
Goldman’s research focuses on the theological sources of political ideas. He has published on figures including Tocqueville, Spinoza, and Leo Strauss, and is completing a book about Christian Zionism in American thought.
In addition to his academic work, Goldman is a contributing editor at The American Conservative. Goldman’s writing has also appeared in National Review, Modern Age, New York Magazine, First Things, The New Criterion and other publications.