Adam Smith is Assistant Professor of Political Philosophy and Director of the Honors Program at the University of Dubuque, in Iowa. He grew up on a small farm in Indiana, where at age twelve he met the girl who is now his wife of 15 years. They have one son, who is two and a half. His publications include short fiction in Brevity, non-fiction in The Smart Set, rants about the demise of learning at Times Higher Education, and academic work in Constellations. Among many other things, he’s interested in the relationship between science and culture, and is currently revising his dissertation into a book about the problem of medicalization.