Jonathan Allen

Jonathan Allen, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Political Science and a member of the Honors Board at Northern Michigan University. He specializes in political theory.

Thomas Cushman

Thomas Cushman, Ph.D., is Founding Director of The Freedom Project and Deffenbaugh de Hoyos Carlson Professor in the Social Sciences and Professor of Sociology at Wellesley College. He has served as Chairman of the Wellesley Sociology Department twice.

Nelly G. Kupper

Nelly G. Kupper, Ph.D.,  is a generalist in French literature with a second specialty in Russian literature, and teaches in the department of Languages, Literatures, and International Studies at Northern Michigan university. Her research has involved examining literature in conjunction with other disciplines. Most recently her interests have focused on the intersection of neuroscience and fiction. This topic appears in her published article in Orbis Litterarum  (2011), and is discussed more extensively in her recently published book, Gaze, Memory, and Gender in Narrative from Ancient to Modern, New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2018.

Jonathan Marks

Jonathan Marks, Ph.D., teaches political philosophy at Ursinus College, where his is Chair of the Department of Politics and International Relations. He publishes on modern and contemporary political philosophy in journals such as the American Political Science Review, the Journal of Politics, the Journal of American Political Science, and the Review of Politics. He is the author of Perfection and Disharmony in the Thought of Jean Jacques Rousseau. Marks has also written on the crisis in higher education for InsideHigherEd, the Chronicle of Higher Education, the Weekly Standard, and the Wall Street Journal. He blogs at Commentary Magazine.

Allan McEvoy

Allan McEvoy, Ph.D., is Professor and Department Head of Sociology at Northern Michigan University, where he specializes in the study of violence and how to prevent it.

J.D. Phillips

J. D. Phillips, Ph.D., is Professor and Department Head of Mathematics and Computer Science at Northern Michigan University. His research in mathematical theory makes him a sought after lecturer around the world, and he is an avid birder and outdoorsman as well. He has formerly served at Wabash College (as Department Head), St. Mary’s College of California (as a tenured Professor), Charles University (Prague, Czech Republic), the Banach Center (Warsaw, Poland), Deep Springs College (Nevada), and Iowa State University.