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Dr. Lawrence Kaiser

Philosophy, Metaphysics, History of Western Thought

B.A. Kent State University; B. Phil., L. Phil., Ph.D., Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome

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 and earned a bachelors degree in 2000 from The Pontifical University of the Holy Cross. At The Heights since 2002, Larry continued his studies while teaching and in 2010 earned the licentiate in philosophy from the same school with a specialization in metaphysics-noetics. He went on to earn a PhD. from the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in 2017.  Larry began his teaching career while abroad in Italy and London.  He returned to full-time teaching duties in 2012 after serving for seven years as a college counselor for The Heights.  Larry teaches the following Upper School Philosophy courses: Faith and Reason, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Science, and Natural Philosophy as well as a section of the senior core:  The History of Western Thought.  Larry and his wife, Maura, have a daughter (Anna) and a son (John).

Years at The Heights: 16