Henry T. Quillen

Director and Instructor, Quillen School

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Henry is the director and instructor of the Quillen School. He has taught a wide variety of classes, ranging from Ancient Greek or philosophy to American constitutionalism or international relations, both online and in the classroom, from middle grades to PhD students and late-in-life learners. He has been teaching in some capacity or another since 2017.

Prior to founding the Quillen School, Henry was a teacher of Founders Classical Academy of Leander, where he taught upper school U.S. History and U.S. Government and tutored eighth-graders in Ancient Greek. 

Henry earned an M.A. in Government from the University of Texas at Austin in 2020 after having submitted a Master’s Report on the intersection of politics, economics, religion, and philosophy in Aristotle’s Politics I.8–11. Before that, he earned a B.A. with a major in Government and a minor in Mathematics from Morehead State University, a small public school in Eastern Kentucky. While at the University of Texas at Austin and Morehead State University, he studied the history of philosophy; literature; upper level mathematics; economics; literature; French; Ancient Greek; Arabic; the philosophy and religious traditions of medieval Judaism, Islam, and Christianity; Chemistry; Physics; the intersection of philosophy and science; constitutionalism; and many other topics.

Henry’s current academic interests include Greek philosophy; medieval Islamic philosophy; the differences between ancient and modern understandings of republicanism, law, and religion; U.S. Constitutionalism; and Ancient Greek as a conversational language.

Henry is from a small town in the Appalachian region of Eastern Kentucky. He and his wife, Katie, currently live in central Texas. He tweets as @henrytquillen and @HerrikosHoMegas.