Yidi Wu is a doctoral student in the Religion in Philosophy, Politics, and Society specialization under the direction of Prof. Michael Zank. His areas of interest include medieval Islamic and Jewish thought, theological and philosophical roots of modernity, and Jewish intellectual history with a particular focus on the thought of Leo Strauss. Yidi has a BA in Classics from the Renmin University of China, MA in Classics from the University of Arizona, and MA in Political Science at Boston College. In his spare time, he likes hiking, kayaking, and searching for second-hand books.