Peter Augustine Lawler was born on July 30, 1951, and died on May 23, 2017.
He was Dana Professor of Government at Berry College.
Lawler taught courses in political philosophy and American politics.
Lawler was a 1973 graduate of Allentown College and earned a PhD from the University of Virginia.
Lawler was executive editor of the quarterly journal Perspectives on Political Science and was a chairman of the politics and literature section of the American Political Science Association.
Lawler also served on the editorial board of the new bilingual critical edition of Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America.
He also served on the editorial boards of several journals.
Peter Lawler passed away at 65 years old.