Dr. James F. Pontuso

Dr. James PontusoPatterson Professor of Government & Foreign Affairs
Morton Hall, 321
(434) 223-6246


B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1970; M.A., University of Virginia, 1977; Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1983.

James F. Pontuso is Charles Patterson Professor of Government & Foreign Affairs. He has authored or edited seven books and published more than ninety articles, reviews, and essays. His latest book, Nature's Virtue, published by St. Augustine's Press, will appear in 2016. He has taught or lectured in a dozen countries including as John Adams Fellow at the University of London (1998), Fulbright scholar Czech Republic (1993-94, 2003), and visiting Professor at the American University of Iraq - Sulaimani (2010).