Ph.D. Student in Political Science
B.A., American Government & Political Philosophy, Belmont Abbey College, 2018
Stephen entered the PhD program at Baylor University in the fall of 2022. Stephen graduated magna cum laude as Thomas More Scholar at Belmont Abbey in 2018 and is a member of the Gamma Iota Chapter of the Delta Epsilon Sigma Academic Honor Society. Before entering the PhD program, Stephen oversaw the transition of the history curriculum to classical pedagogy at Saint Michael's Catholic School in Gastonia, North Carolina, where he taught for two years.
His primary areas of research interest include American Political Thought, with an special interest in the role of government in the modern state, and the relationship between religion, politics, and the family. His secondary field of interests lies in Political Theory, in particular the thought of Edmund Burke and subsequent philosophers inspired by him.