loren-picI’m an associate professor of political science at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. My interests are primarily in political philosophy and the human sciences, specifically: problems of rationality, the structure and properties of attractive normative theories, and questions of justice and legitimacy in urban and global governance. I have further interests in statistics and data scienceadventure swimming, environmental stewardship, and value investing in water- and clean-energy-related securities. I am a founding member of the Great Lakes Trust. I received my doctorate in 2001 from M.I.T.