Christopher Paone is lecturer in the Philosophy and Humanistic Studies Department at Western Connecticut State University. He served as the Constantine S. and Marie C. Macricostas Endowed Scholar in Hellenic and Modern Greek Studies from 2018 to 2020. He earned his Ph.D. in philosophy from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois. His research and teaching focus on Ancient Greek and Roman philosophy, as well as moral and political philosophy. Besides teaching and research, he enjoys board games and good coffee.