The Ryan Center: Political Animals Podcast

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Ryan Center: “Political Animals” with Steven McGuire


“Political Animals,” is a new JMC-sponsored podcast of the Matthew J. Ryan Center at Villanova University. Faculty partner Steven McGuire hosts the podcast, which covers various topics in politics and political philosophy.

The first episode from October 1, 2020, “Dr. Michael Moreland on Amy Coney Barrett and the Supreme Court”:

Listen to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Listen Notes, Spotify, and Buzzsprout >>



Steven McGuireSteven McGuire served as Acting Director of the Ryan Center for the 2019-2020 academic year and continues his leadership into the 2020-2021 year as Interim Director. He is also an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Augustine and Culture Seminar Program. His research interests include the history of political thought, Eric Voegelin, Immanuel Kant, and F. W. J. Schelling, as well as the aims and value of liberal education.

Professor McGuire is a JMC faculty partner.

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