Sample of Courses Taught
Christian Political Philosophy
Slavery in Western Civilization
B.A., University of Toronto
M.A., Boston College
D.Phil., University of Oxford
Sample of Publications
Behemoth Teaches Leviathan: Thomas Hobbes on Political Education (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2002).
“Hobbes on Magnanimity and Statesmanship,” in Magnanimity and Statesmanship, Carson Holloway ed. (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2008).
“The Overreach of Political Education and Liberalism’s Philosopher-Democrat,” Polity, 37.3 (2005): 389-408.
“The Audiences of Behemoth and the Politics of Conversation,” Filozofski vestnik/Acta philosophica, 24, no. 2 (2003): 291-307.
“The Audience of Leviathan and the Audience of Hobbes’s Political Philosophy,” History of Political Thought, 22 (2001): 448-471.
Sample of Presentations
“Harry V. Jaffa’s Changing Views on the Natural Law,” at International Society for Law and Morality, Wolfson College, Dec. 11, 2008.
“Freedom of Thought without Freedom of Speech: Leo Strauss on Esoteric Writing and Self-Censorship,” at Morrell Conference, University of York, 19-21 September, 2007.
“Leo Strauss and the Natural Law,” at International Society for Law and Morality, Wolfson College, Cambridge, 4 January, 2007.
“Contemporary Political Education,” at International Society for Law and Morality, Wolfson College, Cambridge, 4 January, 2006.
“Philosopher-Statesmen and the Creation of the Guardian-Squire: the American Founders,” at Education and Culture in the Long Eighteenth Century (1688-1832), Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, 8-10 September, 2005
“Philosopher-Statesmen and the Creation of the Guardian-Squire,” at The American Political Science Association, 2 September, 2004