A political science scholar of international repute, Dr. Moreno-Riaño has a distinguished scholarly career including serving as an Academic Fellow in the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies (2005), a Fellow in the Center for the Study of Democratic Citizenship at the University of Cincinnati, and a Visiting Professor in the Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University (Budapest).
His areas of expertise include the history of political philosophy with a special emphasis in early modern political ideas, postmodern political philosophy, natural law philosophy, and political ethics. Dr. Moreno-Riaño's publications include four authored/edited books as well as numerous chapters and journal articles in peer-reviewed books and academic journals. His most recent work, The World of Marsilius of Padua (Brepols, 2007), offers the most current and significant appraisal of this important 14th century Christian political thinker by a team of international scholars during the last 25 years. He has also given invited lectures and presentations at prestigious American and European conferences and scholarly meetings.
Dr. Moreno-Riaño is a member of the American Political Science Association, the Medieval Academy of America, the Association for Political Theory, and the National Association of Scholars.
He has an earned a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in Political Science and Pre-Seminary Biblical Studies from Cedarville College, a Master of Arts and a Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science from the University of Cincinnati.