- B.A., Carleton University
- M.A., University of Toronto
- Ph.D. in progress, University of Toronto
Zak’s research focuses on toleration, hermeneutics, and the critique of republicanism in early modern political thought. His dissertation, Où la paix n’a jamais son visage entier: Rabelais, Montaigne, and Hobbes on the Goods of Peace, articulates alternative visions of mundane life as presented in the works of François Rabelais, Michel de Montaigne, and Thomas Hobbes.