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Timothy L. Simpson
Timothy L. Simpson

Timothy L. Simpson(B.A. Psychology/Philosophy, Morehead State University; M.A. Philosophy, Miami (Ohio) University; Ph.D. Philosophy of Education, University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign, 2006) is Assistant Professor at Morehead State University in Morehead, Kentucky. He teaches the history and philosophy of education and formerly taught Leadership and Service to Society in the Leadership program. He is a Fellow of The Statesmanship Center at Morehead State University. He has written on figures such as Plato and Socrates, as well as on such topics as liberal education, civic education and democracy. With a primary interest in issues that arise at the intersection of philosophy, politics and education, he is currently examining the role of statesmanship in democracy, liberal education in colleges and universities, and civic education in vocational and adult education programs. He lives with his wife, Marsha, and their two children, Maddy and Ian in beautiful Daniel Boone National Forest in East Kentucky.