Dan holds a PhD in Philosophy and M.A. in Classics from the University of Kentucky. He has taught philosophy, Latin, Greek, history, composition, and great books at the college and high school level for 11 years. He writes about Christian Platonism, early Christianity, conservatism, and twentieth century Catholic Personalism, especially the philosophy of Dietrich von Hildebrand. His writing has appeared in American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly, Quaestiones Disputatae, Touchstone, and The Imaginative Conservative.