Michael Promisel - Coastal Carolina University
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Michael Promisel

Assistant Professor

Contact Michael Promisel
843-349-5016 mpromisel@coastal.edu

Brittain Hall 354

Office Hours
Thursday, 10:45 a.m.-1:45 p.m.


Michael E. Promisel is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Coastal Carolina University. He earned a Ph.D. (Political Science) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a B.A. (Government) from the University of Virginia. At CCU, Dr. Promisel teaches courses spanning ancient Greek, Medieval, and American political thought. His research draws on these traditions to reflect on timely questions concerning leadership, virtue, liberal education, and Catholic social thought. His scholarship has appeared in the Review of Politics, American Journal of Political Science, Political Science Reviewer, and Polis: The Journal of Ancient Greek and Roman Political Thought. Dr. Promisel is Assistant Director of the Cincinnatus Center at Coastal Carolina University.


Ph.D., Political Science, University of Wisonsin-Madison
M.A., Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.A., Government, University of Virginia 

Teaching Areas

Political Philosophy & American Politics

Research Areas

Classical Political Thought, Leadership, Virtue, Liberal Education, Catholic Social Thought