Alex Donovan Cole is a Political Theorist and Comparativist at Louisiana State University of Anglo-Irish heritage. He is interested in politics and literature, the relation between ancient and modern political thought, distributive justice, aesthetic theory, and the political economy of the Western European welfare state. In 2013, he graduated from Columbus State University in Columbus, GA with a BA in Political Science. During his tenure at Columbus State, he spent a year as a visiting student at Regents Park College at Oxford University in the United Kingdom. His non-academic interests include film, music, and art. His academic page can be found here.