My name is Steven, and I'm a PhD candidate in philosophy at Southern Illinois University. I'm finishing my dissertation this year, which means I'll receive my doctorate in May of 2015. It's been a long road to get here. I nearly failed out of high school, spent a couple years working as a cashier, and then stumbled into the local community college before transferring unexpectedly to Ripon College on a full scholarship. Set adrift by my parents? divorce, I was unsure of what I wanted, what ... [more]
I have twice taught university level Elementary Logic at Southern Illinois University. I have taken a graduate level course in deductive logics, and my research requires familiarity with modal logic.
One of my PhD areas of specialization is political theory. I'm a published author and I have two other political theory essays under review right now.