I am a doctoral student in political science with research interests in religion, ethics, and American foreign policy. I am also an aspiring coffee aficionado, part-time audiophile, and photography hobbyist.


  • International Relations
  • National Security
  • Just War
  • Religion
  • Political Philosophy


  • PhD in Government, in-progress

    University of Texas at Austin

  • MA in Political Science, 2011

    Villanova University

  • BA in Greek and Latin, Political Science, 2007

    The Ohio State University

Recent Publications

More Publications

  • The Irony of Technological War: Reinhold Niebuhr on drone warfare and the just war tradition


  • Blindside–U.S. Foreign Policy

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Hello Hugo

Farewell Squarespace

I’ve hosted my webpage on [Squarespace][] since sometime in my second year at UT Austin. After several years on the platform, I have nothing but praise for the folks at [Squarespace][]: their reputation for up-time, customer service, and all around technical bad-assery is well deserved. If you’re looking for a web-hosting/web-design company wherein you can build a beautiful looking site without knowing any HTML, CSS, or anything of that stuff—and I do mean it: without any—then you cannot go wrong with a Squarespace site. But for me, the time has come to say goodbye.

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