AUTHOR & ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF POLITICAL SCIENCE, CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY IN MONTREAL
Travis D. Smith is associate professor of political science at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. He earned his doctorate at Harvard University in 2005 with a prize-winning dissertation on the political significance of the philosophical origins of modern technological science. His scholarly publications focus on the thought of Thomas Hobbes and Francis Bacon. He has contributed to the popular press in venues like The Weekly Standard, Entrepreneur, and Convivium. His other publications, on liberal education and on the relationship between politics and literature, include Superhero Ethics (Templeton, 2018).