Kenneth L. Grasso is Professor of Political Science at Texas State University – San Marcos. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. from Fordham University, and his B.A. in Government and Politics from St. John’s University. He has edited or co-edited several books including Theology and Public Philosophy (2012), Defending the Republic (2008) and Rethinking Rights: Historical, Political and Philosophical Perspectives (2008).