Zak Woodman is an undergraduate economics and philosophy student at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor who plans on pursuing a career in academia. His research interests include the problem of political authority.
His research interests include political philosophy, philosophy of social science, and decision theory. In particular, he is interested in the intersections of anarchist and liberal political theory, the legitimacy of political authority, and the practical implications of philosophical anarchism.
His main intellectual influences include F.A. Hayek, J.S. Mill, Friedrich Nietzsche, William James, Richard Rorty, Richard Bernstein, James Buchanan, and Don Lavoie.