PHOENIX

3 days / 30+ speakers
20+ seminars, workshops, and panels
National Classical Education Symposium

Arizona State University’s BEUS Center for Law and Society
March 2-4, 2020
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Managing Director of the Tocqueville Program at Furman University

Jenna Silber Storey

Jenna Silber Storey is Assistant Professor in Politics and International Affairs at Furman University.

As Managing Director of the Tocqueville Program at Furman, an intellectual community dedicated to the investigation of the moral and philosophic questions at the heart of political life, she works with her colleagues to oversee a society of undergraduate fellows, an engaged living program, a political thought club, a course-and-lecture series, a summer placement program and a postdoctoral fellowship. Dr. Storey is also a Board Member of Veritas Preparatory School in Greenville, SC, where her three children are currently studying.

Dr. Storey received her Ph.D. from the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago, where she was a John M. Olin Junior Fellow, and her B.A. from the University Professors Program at Boston University, where she also worked as Executive Assistant to the Superintendent for the Boston University-Chelsea Schools Partnership. She interned at the Pioneer Institute in Boston, a think tank devoted to state and local politics in Massachusetts. Her work has appeared in edited volumes as well as The Boston Globe, The New Atlantis, The Weekly Standard, and The Claremont Review of Books. She has published work on Carl Schmitt and Pierre Manent, and has recently completed the manuscript of a co-authored book with Benjamin Storey entitled The Pursuit of Happiness: Four French Thinkers on Our Restless Quest for Contentment. In 2018-2019 she won the Silas N. Pearman award for her teaching in the Engaged Living Program.