Mr. Lordan graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1971, cum laude, with a B.A., having majored in Philosophy, and having had the good fortune to study under Professors Gerhart Niemeyer and Eric Voegelin. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 1974, and was a member of the Notre Dame Centre for Legal Studies in London, England, during the 1972-1973 academic year. In 1996, he received an M.A. in Politics, with a concentration in political philosophy, from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.D., and completed all but the dissertation for the Ph.D. degree. He has been a practicing lawyer since 1974, and is licensed in Arizona, Ohio, Maryland and the District of Columbia. His practice has been primarily in commercial law, both litigation and transactions, although he recently joined Arizona Voice for Crime Victims, which provides legal representation for victims of crime. He has taught and lectured at Benedictine University in Mesa, The Thomas More College of Liberal Arts in Merrimack, New Hampshire, The Institute of Catholic Theology in Phoenix, Arizona Christian University in Phoenix, the University of Mary in Tempe, and the ASU Continuing Education Program in Tempe, in subjects including Natural Law, Plato, Aristotle, the Summa Theologica of St. Thomas Aquinas, Great Religious Authors, Introductory Theology, and Constitutional Law. He has presented papers at the Last five Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association. His principal interests are political philosophy (including American political theory), philosophy, and theology.