Molly Brigid McGrath is a professor of philosophy at Assumption University. She specializes in phenomenology, social ontology, and political philosophy, with particular interests in the works of Husserl, Aristotle, Searle, and classic texts by Plato, Aquinas, and Montesquieu. She has previously been involved with the Intercollegiate Studies Institute’s summer honors program. McGrath recently published a philosophical inquiry into the origins of identity politics titled “The Authority of the Sacred Victim.” She also contributes short analytical pieces that delve into philosophical interpretations of films and TV shows including “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, a Frontier Anthology,” “Wonder Woman: A Movie About Men,” and “Relativists Get Their Favorite Movie Wrong.”