Patrick is a graduate student pursuing a Masters of Arts in English Literature at the University of Dallas, as well as a graduate research assistant for both the Arts of Liberty Project and the Center for Thomas More Studies, an institute that promotes More’s works, especially his understanding of law, liberty, and leading citizens. Having studied at The Heights School, a small liberal arts school outside of Washington D. C., he matriculated through the University of Dallas with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. He is an American Public Philosophy Institute Scholar and a nominated member of Phi Beta Kappa. He has published original poetry and recited his poetry at a national conference. His interests include Thomas More, Shakespeare, Cicero, Seneca, Jane Austen, Aristotle, Aquinas, The American Founding, Poetry, and Rhetoric.