David Cochran, Ph.D.
Professor of Politics
Director of the Archbishop Kucera Center
Co-Director of Peace and Justice Minor
563.588.7262 | David.Cochran@loras.edu
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Loras College, 1996
B.A., Drew University, 1991
M.A., University of Maryland, 1994
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1996

Curriculum Vitae

Originally from Lubbock, Texas, Dr. Cochran received his B.A. from Drew University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Maryland. His primary teaching and research areas are religion, race, and ethnicity in American politics; political thought; war and peace; and Irish studies. Cochran is a winner of the college’s two campus-wide teaching and leadership awards. In addition to a wide array of articles and book chapters, he is the author or co-author of four books and the co-editor of a fifth. In addition to his work in the Politics Program, Cochran directs the college’s Archbishop Kucera Center for Catholic Intellectual and Spiritual Life.

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