Jack Simmons was born in California. He attended Mandeville High School in Louisiana as well as Louisiana State University and Tulane University.
He is a professor of philosophy and has published articles in journals such as Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, Film and Philosophy, the International Journal of Decision Ethics, and Techné: Journal of the Society for Philosophy and Technology.
He is the author of the short story “The Painter’s Daughter,” published in The Southern Tablet in 2014, and the play “A Tropical Affair,” performed in 2013.
He lives in Savannah, Georgia, with his wife Katherine and is the proud father of Savannah, Mary, and Augustus.
Although teaching and research keep him busy, he still finds time to enjoy a Sazerac cocktail in the evenings.