Benjamin Storey is Associate Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Furman University.  At Furman, he is Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Tocqueville Program, which aims to revivify traditional liberal education in a modern context.

His publications have appeared in First Things, The New Atlantis, The Weekly Standard, The Claremont Review of Books, Doublethink Quarterly, The Journal of Politics, The Review of Politics, Perspectives on Political Science, and Society.  He recently co-authored a book with Jenna Silber Storey entitled Why We Are Restless: On the Modern Quest for Contentment.

In 2016-2017, he was a Visiting Fellow at the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University. He is the winner of Furman’s 2016 Meritorious Teaching Award, and of the 2011 “American Scholar” Award given by Furman’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.

He received his MA and PhD from the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago, and his BA in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.