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 area of interest is American Politics and the synthesis between Political Development and Political Thought in American history and institutional development.
"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
PSC 2343 Western Political Philosophy, Fall 2022
“Maimonides''s Guide as a Forerunner to Aquinas’s Reimagining of Being/Essence as Act/Potency,” Association for Core Texts and Courses, Dallas TX, April 2023.
“Stitching Eudaimonia: Frankenstein and Aristotle on Solitude and the Pursuit of Happiness,” Northeastern Political Science Association, Philadelphia PA, Nov. 2019.