Dr. John Colman is Assistant Professor of Politics and Chairman of the Department of Politics. He received his B.A. and M.A. from Carleton University in Ottawa Canada and Ph.D. from Boston College. Prior to coming to Ave Maria, he taught at Ashland University in Ohio and Goucher College in Baltimore. His dissertation was titled "Science, Politics, and Poetry in Lucretius' On the Nature of Things." His research interests are in ancient and modern Epicurean political philosophy, the American Founding and the Enlightenment, and technology and bioethics.