Dr. Eric Roark, Associate Professor of Philosophy, holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Missouri (with a specialization in political philosophy). His teaching and research interests include social and political philosophy (especially left-libertarianism), ethics (including business ethics), history of philosophy, and epistemology. Dr. Roark has published papers in the Journal of Libertarian Studies as well as Philosophy and Theology. Dr. Roark also has a recent book, Removing the Commons, which deals directly with issues of political and economic theory and global politics. Dr. Roark came to Millikin in 2008.