Dr. David E. Marion

Professor Emeritus of Government & Foreign Affairs
Morton Hall, 303
(434) 223-6240


B.A., St. Anselm's College; M.A., University of New Hampshire; Ph.D., Northern Illinois University.

Teaching Interests

Constitutional Law
American Public Administration
Public Policy
American National Government
Constitutional and Historical Dimensions of Public Service in America

Committee Assignments & Service to the College

Director, Wilson Center for Leadership in the Public Interest
Director, James Madison Public Service Certificate Program
Pre-Law Adviser
Adviser, Washington Semester Program
Admissions Committee, 2000-2001

Most Recent Publications

The Jurisprudence of Justice William J. Brennan, Jr.: The Law and Politics of 'Libertarian Dignity' (Rowman and Littlefield, 1997)
The State of the Canon in Constitutional Law: Lessons from the Jurisprudence of John Marshall (The Bill of Rights Journal,

Other Interests

Co-Chair, Leadership Farmville
Knights of Columbus
Occasional coach in the soccer and baseball
programs of the Farmville Area Recreational Association
Merit Badge Counselor, Boy Scouts of America


Dianne O'Donnell Marion