Fields of Study: Political Theory, International Relations
Samuel Piccolo is a second year Political Science PhD student at Notre Dame, specializing in Political Theory with secondary study in International Relations. He holds a degree in International Political Economy from Brock University (2017). His work focuses on the history of guilt in political thought, from works of Ancient Greece through to contemporary theories of reconciliation, with a particular interest in the writings of Friedrich Nietzsche and Hannah Arendt on the subject. He is from Ridgeville, Ontario, Canada, and was formerly a journalist on staff at the Voice of Pelham, where he wrote news, features, and personal essays.