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College Professor - Political Science/History

Strasburg, VA, 22657
February 27, 2020

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Curriculum Vitae

Bernard Joseph Way, Ph.D.

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Strasburg, Virginia 22657


Professional experience

United States Census Bureau (2000 and 2019-2020)

Positions: Enumerator


Christendom College (August 1995 - August 2017)

Positions: Associate Professor, Political Science and Economics Department

Director of Politics Program

Chairman, Political Science and Economics Department (2005-2009)

Courses taught: Principles of Political Theory

Catholic Social Doctrine

American Government Institutions

Political Thought of the American Republic

Modern American Political Thought

Political Conflict in the Middle East

Government and Politics of Europe

Politics Practica

International Relations

Military Strategy and International Diplomacy

Revolutionary Conflict

Russia’s Diplomacy in Europe

Directed Study - American War Between the States

Practica Internship Program Director

Seminar: Political and Military Significance of the American War for Independence

Institute of World Politics (December 1994-August 1996)

Position: Executive Assistant to the Director

Office of United States Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (June-December 1994)

Position: Legislative Assistant (handling Foreign Affairs, Military, and Veterans Affairs)

County of Loudoun (Virginia) Planning Commission (1995-1999)

Position: Planning Commissioner representing Sugarland Run District

American Defense Institute (1993)

Position: Legislative Fellow

Institute for the Study of Conflict, Ideology, and Policy (1989-1993)

Position: Research Fellow

Boston University (1989 – 1993)

Position: Instructor

Course taught: Development of American Political Thought

Northeastern University (1991)

Position: Instructor

Course taught: American Government Institutions

University of Massachusetts, Boston (1990)

Position: Instructor

Course taught: Comparative Politics and Government

United States Navy active duty (1985-1989) – Honorable Discharge (1991)

Awards: Navy Achievement Medal (1989)

Good Conduct Medal (1989)

Department of Defense Certificate of Recognition for Service during the Cold War (2 September 1945 – 26 December 1991)


Ph.D. Boston University (June 1998) – Political Science

Specialty for teaching: History and Politics of Russia

National Security Studies

International Relations

American Government and Political Thought

History of the United States

Western European History and Politics

East Central European History

Middle East History and Politics

History of Russia/USSR

M.A. Georgetown University (June 1988) – National Security Studies

M.A. Monterey Institute of International Studies (May 1983) – International Policy Studies with Specialization in Soviet and East European Politics

B.A. University of the Pacific (June 1981) – History, Pre-Law

Professional organizations

American Political Science Association (current)

Fellowship of Catholic Scholars (current)


Warren County Sentinel, “Commentary: Jefferson on the Separation of Church and State.” December 22, 2004

Boston University, (unpublished dissertation), "Constants in Russian (Soviet) Diplomacy Toward Germany: A Historic Survey of the Geopolitical Undercurrents in Russia's Foreign Policy Toward Europe." June 1998

American Defense Institute Briefing, "Does America recognize the fundamental transformation taking place in the world today?" April 1998

American Defense Institute Briefing, “NATO expansion will increase Germany’s role in European Security.” October 1997

American Defense Institute Briefing, “U.S., Talbott ignore dangerous trend in Russia. New doctrine reminiscent of prewar Nazi Germany.” Volume IV, Number 1, January 31, 1994

American Defense Institute News, “1993 report card on President Clinton.” Volume XL, Number 1, Winter 1994

American Defense Institute Briefing, “Will (can) Inman halt demise of the U.S. military?” Volume III, Number 12, December 23, 1993

Spark and Quill, “Soviet perceptions: Implications for the West.” Volume 27, No. 6, September 1986

Spark and Quill, “Arms control – Can it be achieved?” Volume 27, Number 5, June/July 1986

Monterey Review of International Studies, “Poland: Soviet military intervention – inevitable?” Volume III, Number 1, Fall 1981


High School Football Official (1993 to present), Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia

NCAA Football Official (2005 – 2008), West Virginia Interscholastic Athletic Conference (WVIAC), Division II

High School Baseball Umpire (2001 to present), Virginia

Professional References:

Dr. William Luckey, Ph.D.

Professor (retired) - Christendom College

Home address: 286 Summit Ridge Road, Front Royal, VA 22630

Phone: 540-***-****


Dr. William Marshner, Ph.D.

Professor - Christendom College

134 Christendom Drive

Front Royal, VA 22630

Phone: 540-***-****


Dr. John Lenczowski, Ph.D.

Director - Institute of World Politics

1521 16th Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 202-***-****


Mr. Kenneth H. Ferguson

Executive Vice President - Christendom College

134 Christendom Drive

Front Royal, VA 22630

Phone: 540-***-****


Dr. Christopher Manion, Ph.D.

Independent Scholar and Writer

1171 Morgan Ford Road

Front Royal, VA 22630

Phone: 540-***-****


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