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, 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