Matthew Dinan is an Associate Professor in the Great Books Program at St. Thomas University in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. He does research on Ancient Greek, Christian, and 19th and 20th Century Political Philosophy. He is especially interested in Plato, Aristotle, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, and Derrida. He is the co-editor of Politics, Literature, and Film in Conversation: Essays in Honor of Mary P. Nichols. His current book project, Kierkegaard’s Socratic Political Philosophy, argues that Søren Kierkegaard’s contribution to political philosophy should be understood as “doubly” Socratic. In addition to his scholarly work, Dinan is a regular contributor to The Hedgehog Review and has written for The Bulwark, Commonweal, and Athwart.