Dr. Dustin Sebell awarded USNA Fellowship

April 11, 2022

Dr. Dustin Sebell, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Co-Director of the LeFrak Forum and the Symposium on Science, Reason and Modern Democracy, has been announced as one of three Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership resident fellows for 2022-2023.

The fellowship is held at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.

Dr. Dustin Sebell

The Stockdale Center Resident Fellowship has helped launch academic careers for several of its newly-minted Ph.D. fellows, including: Dr. Alycia LaGuardia-LoBianco (Grand Valley State University), Dr. Adam Betts (Bloomsburg University), Dr. Doyle Hodges (Texas National Security Review), Dr. Andrew Bell (Indiana University), Dr. Michael Robillard (University of Notre Dame), Dr. Ashleen Bagnulo (Texas State University), Dr. Jesse Kirkpatrick (George Mason University), Dr. Bradley Strawser (Naval Postgraduate School) and Dr. Valerie Morkevicius (Colgate University).

Previously, Dr. Sebell was Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Government at Harvard University.

His first book, The Socratic Turn: Knowledge of Good and Evil in an Age of Science, was published in 2016 by the University of Pennsylvania Press, and won the Delba Winthrop Award for Excellence in Political Science. His second book, Xenophon’s Socratic Education: Reason, Religion, and the Limits of Politics, was published in 2021 also by the University of Pennsylvania Press. And his articles on ancient and modern political philosophy have appeared in the American Journal of Political Science and the Political Science Reviewer. He received his BA from St. John’s College, and his PhD from Boston College.