John Grover is a Office Assistant at the Institute for Humane Studies at GMU and hails originally from San Antonio, Texas. He is a recent graduate of Bowdoin College, where he earned a BA in government & legal studies. While at Bowdoin he was an active member of the debate team and conducted research for a professor’s book on understanding and preventing war. He enjoys all things political, economic, military, or religious and maintains an ever-growing collection of books. He plans to obtain a graduate degree in international relations and his favorite leisure activities include board games, classic black-and-white films, and hiking.