Paul Kengor

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Paul Kengor is a professor of political science at Grove City College.[1] He is the executive director of the College's Center for Vision and Values.

Kengor earned his bachelor's degree and PhD from the University of Pittsburgh and his master's degree from American University. He is married to Susan Kengor and has seven children.


Kengor is a frequent television political commentator and opinion page contributor. He is a regular featured columnist at, a conservative political website.[2] His articles have been published in mainstream newspapers such as USA TODAY and The New York Times as well as in academic journals.[citation needed]

He is author of several books including God and Ronald Reagan, God and George W. Bush, God and Hillary Clinton, and co-editor of The Reagan Presidency: Assessing the Man and His Legacy.[3] In 2007 he completed The Judge, an authorized biography of former Reagan confidant and National Security Advisor William P. Clark, Jr..

His book The Communist: Frank Marshall Davis: The Untold Story of Barack Obama's Mentor, was published in 2012 and presents his theory that Frank Marshall Davis, an activist writer and journalist during the 1940s, was working for the Communist Party USA and was a mentor and significant influence on the political outlook of Barack Obama.[4]



  1. ^ GCC: Political Science Faculty, Grove City College
  2. ^ Townhall Columnists - Paul Kengor
  3. ^ with Peter Schweizer. The Reagan Presidency: Assessing the Man and His Legacy. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005. ISBN 978-0-7425-3415-5
  4. ^ Interview with Paul Kengor in Communist. Frank Marshall Davis: The Untold Story of Barack Obama’s Mentor. July 18, 2012. Accessed August 28, 2012.

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