Dr. David Whitney



Associate Professor
Government Program Coordinator
Faculty Senate President
Philosophy group co-founder
NAACP Advisor
College Republicans Advisor 


Areas of Interest:

Ancient and Modern Political Thought
Science and Politics
American Foreign Policy


Ph.D., Louisiana State University
M.A., Louisiana State University
B.A., University of Tennessee

Courses taught:

GOVT 250 – Contemporary Political Ideologies
GOVT 252 – State and Local Government
GOVT 355 – Political Theory
GOVT 391 – International Relations & Politics
GOVT 412 – Contemporary Political Criticism
GOVT 414 – Modern Political Thought
GOVT 421 – American Foreign Policy
GOVT 499 – Science and Politics
GOVT 499 – International Terrorism
PHIL 400 – Ethics

Personal Interests:

Aside from his academic interests, Dr. Whitney is a sports enthusiast. He is a proud holder of Saints season tickets and closely follows just about every sport. He also enjoys fishing, billiards, music, and seafood.

Contact Info:

236-C Peltier Hall
FAX: 985.448.4617