Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America
Areas of Specialization
17th/18th Century Philosophy
Areas of Interest
17th/18th Century Philosophy

I grew up in Wilmington, Delaware where, among other things, I studied art at the Delaware Art Center’s school. I studied Philosophy as an undergraduate and graduate student at the University of Virginia. As a graduate student, I lived across the Rivanna River from Monticello on the Shadwell farm of Jefferson's eldest daughter, Martha Jefferson Randolph. In four years there, I began what has proven to be a continuing investigation into "the philosophy" of Thomas Jefferson. I cultivated my interest in the History of Ideas teaching courses in Philosophy, Religion, and Ethics and in Western Civilization at Strayer University in Alexandria, Virgi…

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