Jason Jewell is the chairman of the Department of Humanities at Faulkner University, where he is an associate professor. He holds a Ph.D. in Humanities from Florida State University, an M.A. in History from Pepperdine University, and a B.A. in History and Music from Harding University. At Faulkner, he teaches courses in several disciplines, including a survey sequence in the Western cultural heritage and the upper-division course sequence in European history. Jewell is the Associate Editor of the Journal of Faith and the Academy and has served as the director of Faulkner’s Institute of Faith and the Academy. Since 2005 he has been an adjunct scholar of the Ludwig von Mises Institute. His writing has appeared in numerous conservative and libertarian publications.

Jewell blogs at The Western Tradition, where he began a seven-year project to read through the Great Books of the Western World in January 2011. He lives in Montgomery, Alabama, with his wife and five homeschooled children.


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