David J. Bobb is founding director of the Hillsdale College Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship, in Washington, D.C. He also serves as a lecturer in political science at Hillsdale, where he teaches courses in American politics to students participating in the Washington-Hillsdale Internship Program.

From 2001-2010 Bobb also served as founding director of the Charles R. and Kathleen K. Hoogland Center for Teacher Excellence, a national civic education program of Hillsdale College. Having earned a Ph.D. in the department of political science at Boston College, Bobb is the recipient of Earhart and Bradley Foundation fellowships, a Weaver Fellowship from the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, and a Publius Fellowship from the Claremont Institute. Formerly he was a research associate at the Boston-based Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research. He has authored reviews and articles in the Washington Times, Boston Herald, Claremont Review of Books, American Spectator, Perspectives on Political Science, and Modern Age. He is completing a book for publication later this year, Humility: How America Can Recover a Lost Virtue in an Age of Arrogance.