Hayden Proborowski is a second-year graduate student in the Political Philosophy subfield. His primary research interests are the power of political myths in modern discourse, the role of state sovereignty in the postwar era, and German political thought. He received his B.A. and M.A. in Political Science at the University of New Hampshire. His Master’s thesis investigated the relationship between religious institutions and nationalist groups in interwar Ukraine. Hayden is a proud member of the McNair Scholars Program, having received a McNair Fellowship in 2017 to conduct research on populist attitudes in rural New Hampshire. Outside of academics, Hayden enjoys motorsports, playing soccer, reading old books, and spotting wildlife out on the trails.