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Jenna Storey

Jenna Silber Storey is Assistant Professor in Politics and International Affairs at Furman University. She is also Executive 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.   In 2019 she won the Silas N. Pearman award for her teaching in the Engaged Living Program.  Storey is also a Board Member of Veritas Preparatory School in Greenville, SC, where her three children are currently studying.


Storey received her Ph.D. from the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago, 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.

Benjamin Storey is the Jane Gage Hipp Professor in European and American Political Thought in the Department of Politics and International Affairs, and the Director of the Tocqueville Program at Furman.  He is a winner of the 2016 Alester G. and Janie Earle Furman, Jr. Award for Excellence in Teaching as well as the 2011 Francis Bonner "American Scholar" Award, presented by Furman's Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.


In 2016-2017, Storey was a Visiting Fellow at the James Madison Program at Princeton University, and from 2010-2012, he was the recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities "Enduring Questions" Grant.  He received his Ph.D. from the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago, and his B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Benjamin Storey