Darren Surman

Director of Achieve Scholars Program

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Darren Surman is the Director of the Achieve Scholars Program and an Assistant Professor.  He holds a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies, and a Ph.D. in Political Science, both from The University of Alabama.  His primary research interests are the writings of Soren Kierkegaard, the political theory of love, ancient and contemporary political theory, political theology, and the politics of transdisciplinarity.  He teaches a wide range of courses that explore the intersections between these schools of thought such as, “Political Theories of Love”, “Work, Play, and Meaning”, and “Green Political Thought”.  His work has been published in the Soren Kierkegaard Newsletter and the journal, Rivista di Filosofia Neo-Scolastica.