Mark Stephen Jendrysik

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Mark Stephen Jendrysik
Born (1964-10-02) October 2, 1964 (age 52)
Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
Residence Grand Forks, North Dakota

Mark Jendrysik (born October 2, 1964) is a professor in the Political Science and Public Administration Department of the University of North Dakota.

He is primarily interested in contemporary American political thought, but he has also published and presented papers on the seventeenth-century English political thought, utopian political theory, and ethnic politics in the United States. He is the author of Explaining the English Revolution: Hobbes and His Contemporaries (Lexington, 2002) and Modern Jeremiahs: Contemporary Visions of American Decline (Rowman and Littlefield, 2008)


Jendrysik is of Polish ancestry.[1] He is a native of Chicopee, Massachusetts. Heattended Valetine School, in Chicopee Massachusetts 1969-1976, and then the P.E. Bowe School in Chicopee 1976-1978 and Chicopee High School 1978-82. He received a BA from Providence College, Providence RI in 1986, a MA from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1988, and a PhD from the same university in 1996

From 1995-6 he was a Research Associate, Center for Survey Research, University of Virginia, and then in 1996–8 a Visiting Assistant Professor, Bucknell University, follow by an appointment at the same level from 1998–9, at the University of Mississippi, 1998-9. In 1999 he was appointed Assistant Professor at the University of North Dakota rising through the ranks to Associate and then full Professor.


  • Modern Jeremiahs: Contemporary Visions of American Decline. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, Lexington Books, 2008
  • Explaining the English Revolution: Hobbes and His Contemporaries. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2002 (revised paperback edition, 2007). Reviewed in: Journal of Church and State, Vol. 47. No. 1 (170). 2005; Perspectives on Politics, Vol. 1, No. 4 (763), 2003


  1. ^ Mark Stephen Jendrysik (20 March 2008). Modern Jeremiahs: Contemporary Visions of American Decline. Lexington Books. pp. 124–. ISBN 978-1-4616-3379-2. 

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