Associate Professor of Philosophy,
Director, University Honors Program,
Chair, Department of African American Studies
Ph.D., The University of Memphis, 2003
Specialties: Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Spanish Philosophy, Pragmatism, Logic
Special Interests: Heidegger’s concept of Beying-historical thinking and Foucauldian methodology; neo-pragmatism; the question of mortality in contemporary Spanish philosophy; race and sexuality; philosophy of religion
(Books) BEING AND TIME for the Average Everyday Da-sein; Humanity, Mortality, and Divinity: A Spanish Philosophy of Religion; Rorty and the Religious: Christian Engagements with a Secular Thinker (co-edited with Jacob Goodson); and an unnamed book on Foucauldian methodology. (Articles) "Xavier Zubiri's Guess at Peirce's Riddle"; "Materiality in Spanish Philosophy"; "Parrhesia as Aletheia."
"Power, Racism, Politics," forthcoming in The Blackwell Companion to Foucault.
“Subjectivity and Truth,” in Foucault: Key Concepts, ed. Dianna Taylor (Acumen, 2010).
"Prophetic Pragmatism and the Practices of Freedom," Foucault Studies 11 (2011).
"Glenn Beck and the Order of Discourse," The Other Journal 18 (2010).
"Xavier Zubiri and the Very Problem of the Problem of Evil" and "Xavier Zubiri: A Philosophical Life," Theoforum 40.1 (2009).