Ph.D. Candidate in Political ScienceEducation
B.A., History, Philosophy, and Political Science, Ashland University, 2019
M.A., Political Science, Baylor University, 2021
After finishing his undergraduate education at Ashland University as an Ashbrook Scholar, Matthew entered the PhD program at Baylor in the fall of 2019. His primary field of interest is Medieval Political Philosophy (Aquinas, Al-Farabi, and Avicenna) and Ancient Political Historiography (Herodotus and Plutarch). His secondary field of interest is American Political Thought and American Political Development, especially the colonial period and the American founding.
"James Otis and the Glorious Revolution in America," American Political Thought 11, no. 2 (2022): 161-184.
Teacher of Record, Baylor
PSC 1305 American National Government, Spring 2022
“Carey, Aquinas, and a Reappraisal of Natural Law and the Problem of Virtue,” Southern Political Science Association, San Antonio TX, Jan, 2022
“Stitching Eudaimonia: Frankenstein and Aristotle on Solitude and the Pursuit of Happiness,” Northeastern Political Science Association, Philadelphia PA, Nov, 2019