Raymond Whiting

AVP, Faculty Affairs

Raymond Whiting

AVP, Faculty Affairs


Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Social Sciences

Other Duties

AVP, Faculty Affairs, Faculty Affairs, Faculty Affairs

AVP, Curr & Instruction Innov, Instructional Support


Dr. Whiting earned his Ph.D in Social Science from Syracuse University where he also earned a J.D. and BA in Political Philosophy. Dr. Whiting is Certified in Conflict Resolution and is a member of the New York State Bar.
Dr. Whiting is a past recipient of the institutions awards in the areas of Teaching, Research and Service and was recognized as a Governor's Teaching Fellow

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  • AA 368B


  • Ph.D., Social Sciences, General Syracuse University, 1988

  • JD, Law Syracuse University, 1985

  • BA, Political Science and Government, General Syracuse University, 1982


  • Arbitrator American Arbitration Association Panel of Arbitrators, 1997

  • Mediator Certification 1986

  • Member; New York State Bar New York State Bar, 1986

Awards & Honors

  • Honorary Membership: National Society of Leadershp and Success 2013

  • Richard S. Wallace Distinguished Service Award 2005

  • Louis K. Bell Research Award 2003

  • Governor’s Teaching Fellow 1998

  • Outstanding Faculty Member Award for Teaching Excellence 1995

Teaching Interests

Constitutional Law, and American Government


Selected Recent Publications

  • The Dialogue in Hell Between Machiavelli and Montesquieu , 2004
    Book Review
  • A Natural Right to Die, 2002
    Book, Scholarly-New
  • A Natural Right to Die: 23 Centuries of Debate, 2002
    Book, Scholarly-New
  • “The Ethic of Allowing Loved Ones to Die.” , 1997
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Natural law and the "right to die"., 1995
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

The Right to Die, Shared Governance

Public Service

  • Greater Augusta Citizen Advocacy 1991 - 2005

    Role: Other
  • C.S.R.A. Anti-Racism Commission 1997 - 2003

    Role: Member
  • City of Augusta Race Relations Committee Program 2001

    Role: Other
  • South Carolina Department of Social Services 1999 - 2000

    Role: Other
  • Augusta-Richmond County Continuum of Care 1998

    Role: Grant Proposal Reviewer, External