A native of Columbus, Ohio, Larry Kaiser earned a B.A. in political science from The Honors College at Kent State University in 1991. Upon graduation, he worked in the Washington, D.C. area for nearly eight years in and around politics, including The White House.
In 1998 he moved to Rome, Italy to begin studies in philosophy at The Pontifical University of the Holy Cross. He earned a Ph.B (2000) and in 2010 a Ph.L (the mediaeval teaching degree) with a specialization in metaphysics. After serving simultaneously for seven years as a college counselor for The Heights, Larry returned to full-time teaching duties in 2012.
For his 2017 dissertation, Mirabilis Dubitatio: Understanding Formal Production in Thomas Aquinas and its Role in his Metaphysics of Esse, he was awarded a Ph.D. The German publishing house, Editiones Scholasticae, published it as a monograph in 2020.
He teaches the following Upper School philosophy courses: Faith and Reason (elective), Metaphysics (core), Natural Philosophy (core), Philosophy of Science (elective), and Philosophy: A Survey (elective).
Larry and his wife, Maura, have a daughter (Anna) and a son (John).