Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science
B.A., History and Philosophy, Providence College, 2016
M.A., Political Science, Baylor University, 2021
Brigid Flaherty entered the Ph.D. program at Baylor in August 2019. She completed her undergraduate studies at Providence College where she graduated magna cum laude with a BA in History and Philosophy in 2016. In Spring 2017, she was a fellow at the John Jay Institute, an interdisciplinary program studying theology, philosophy, history, politics, culture, and jurisprudence within the American context. Following her fellowship, Brigid worked in Washington, DC at a legal nonprofit, where she organized conferences for law professors, as well as managed a podcast on Supreme Court proceedings. Her primary research interests are American Political Thought, federalism, constitutional interpretation, and Ancient Political Theory, particularly ethics and education.