Darren Surman is an Instructor in the Honors College at The University of Alabama. He completed his B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies in UA’s New College in 2003, and his Ph.D. in Political Science, also at UA, in 2012. His research has been published in the journal, Rivista di Filosofia Neo-Scolastica, and he is currently completing a book project entitled Kierkegaard and the Political Theory of Love: Love is a Revolution. Dr. Surman’s research interests include contemporary political theory, political theology, existential philosophy, race, poverty, and immigration. He has taught Honors College courses on existential philosophy, environmental political theory, the political theory of love and the neighbor, and the intersections between work, play, and meaning in our contemporary working lives.