Dr. Joseph S. Devaney is an Assistant Professor of Political Science in the Department of History and Political Science at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. He graduated magna cum laude from The University of Scranton, Scranton, Pennsylvania, where he earned a B.S. in political science with minors in history and philosophy. He earned a J.D. from The Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. Following law school, Dr. Devaney earned M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in political theory from The Catholic University of America.

He is a recipient of the H.B. Earhart Fellowship from the H.B. Earhart Foundation (2001-02, 2002-03, 2003-04), the Marguerite Eyer Wilbur Fellowship from the Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal (2005-06), and the Richard M. Weaver and Salvatori (declined) Fellowships from the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (2003-04).

Dr. Devaney serves on the editorial advisory board of Anamnesis, A Journal for the Study of Tradition, Place, and ‘Things Divine’ and is former Associate Editor of The Political Science Reviewer. He is a member of the Academy of Philosophy and Letters, The Ciceronian Society, The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies, and The Philadelphia Society.