Kenneth E. Sharpe is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Political Science at Swarthmore College where he teaches political philosophy, practical ethics, Latin American politics, and foreign policy. He is currently a Visiting Scholar at the Dartmouth College Ethics Institute where he is doing research on designing institutions for wise practice under a grant from the John Templeton Foundation. He has recently been a Visiting Professor at the University of British Columbia and at the Law School at the University of Colorado. He is co-author, with Professor Barry Schwartz, of Practical Wisdom: The Right Way to Do The Right Thing (Penguin/Riverhead, 2010). His previous books include, Drug War Politics: The Price of Denial (University of California Press, 1996), The State and the Transnational Corporations: The Political Economy of the Mexican Auto Industry (Princeton, 1985), and Peasant Politics: Struggle in a Dominican Village (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1977). His publications also include articles in The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, The Los Angeles Times, Foreign Policy Magazine, The Boston Globe, The Nation, and The American Prospect.