Department of Political Science
PhD, MA, University of Toronto
BA, University of Chicago (with honors)University of Nevada at Las Vegas
4505 South Maryland Avenue
Las Vegas, Nevada 89154-5029
702-895-2899 Office Phone
702-895-3307 Dept. Phone
TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Classical political philosophy, early modern political philosophy, religion and politics, and civic education.
Divine Law and Political Philosophy in Plato’s Laws. 2012. Northern Illinois University Press.
Socrates’ Education to Virtue: Learning the Love of the Noble. 1998. State University of New York Press.
“The Minos and the Socratic Examination of Law.” American Journal of Political Science. 2010.Vol. 54. No. 4. Pp. 988-1002. http://www.jstor.org/stable/20788782
“Wrath and Justice in Homer’s Achilles.” Interpretation. 2006. Vol. 33. No. 2. Pp. 111-31. http://www.interpretationjournal.com/backissues/Vol_33-2.pdf
“Socratic Virtue in Post-Modernity: The Importance of Philosophy for Liberal Democracy.” American Journal of Political Science. 1997. Vol. 41. No. 4. Pp. 50- 71. http://www.jstor.org/pss/2960484
“Civic Virtue and Socratic Virtue.” Polity. 1997. Vol. 29. No. 4. Pp. 565-92. http://www.jstor.org/pss/3235268
“The Problem of the Noble and the Practicality of Platonic Political Philosophy.” Journal of Politics. 1994. Vol. 56. No.1. Pp. 95-114. http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract;jsessionid=FA358285FAEE4B6363337DEAE3CFBB36.journals?fromPage=online&aid=6285500