James A. Cornelius is from Southern Utah, and lives with his wife in Pullman, WA. In 2020, he received his BA degree in history from Brigham Young University-Idaho. Currently, he is a graduate student of history at Washington State University. Cornelius is interested in the political ideologies of the Founding generation, largely within revolutionary Virginia. This includes an avid interest in the transatlantic intellectual origins of their thought and discourse, especially the classical, medieval and early modern sources that influenced them.