Dr. Samuel Sprunk

Title: Assistant Professor of Political Science
Department: Social Sciences
Email: samuel.sprunk@nicholls.edu
Office Phone: 985-448-4756
Office Location: 245-K Peltier Hall


Ph.D. Catholic University of America
M.A. Catholic University of America
M.A. St. John’s University, Rome, IT
B.A. Franklin & Marshall College, PA


GOVT 101 – American National Government
GOVT 252 – State and Local Government
GOVT 365 – Topic: Populism and Institutional Trust
GOVT 399 – Civil Liberties
GOVT 400 – Constitutional Law
GOVT 413 – Ancient and Medieval Political Thought


Samuel focuses on the underlying political philosophy of western liberal democracies, especially the conflict between our values. Samuel’s other interests include the history of ideas, the roots of liberalism, and the development of pluralism. He enjoys any conversation about religion, politics, and baseball. Let’s Go Mets!