Peter C. Myers, Ph.D., is professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and visiting graduate faculty member at Ashland University. He is a former visiting fellow at the Heritage Foundation’s B. Kenneth Simon Center for American Studies. He is the author of “Our Only Star and Compass: Locke and the Struggle for Political Rationality” and “Frederick Douglass: Race and the Rebirth of American Liberalism,” along with essays and articles in political philosophy and American political thought.