American Exceptionalism and American Innocence: A People’s History of Fake News—From the Revolutionary War to the War on Terror. Book co-authored with Danny Haiphong (New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2019).
Kierkegaard and Political Theology. Book co-edited with Silas Morgan (Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2018).
“Spirituality and Abolition,” Special Issue of Abolition – a Journal of Insurgent Politics, co-edited with Ashon Crawley, forthcoming.
“Sport and Failure,” Special Issue of the Journal of Sport and Social Issues, co-edited with Samantha N. Sheppard, 2019.
“Disability and the Decolonial Turn,” Special Issue of Disability and the Global South, co-edited with Amy Reed-Sandoval, 2019.
“Navigating the Personal, Political, and Postcolonial,” Special Issue of the APA Newsletter on Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy, Vol. 15, no. 2, Spring 2016.
Book Chapters and Journal Articles
“The Revolutionary as Prophet: Imagining New Futures, Theorizing ‘What Could Have Been,’ and Rejecting the Ways of the World,” co-authored with Andrea Smith, in David True, ed., Prophecy in a Secular Age (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, forthcoming).
“The Invention of Religion and Fanaticism,” co-authored with Duncan Reyburn, in Arthur Remillard and Rebecca Alpert, eds., Gods, Games, and Globalization: New Perspectives on Religion and Sports (Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 2019).
“Uniforms, Unanimity, and the Pursuit of False Transcendence: Reading Militarism and Sport Through Mimetic Realism,” co-authored with Duncan Reyburn, in Michael Butterworth, ed., Sport and Militarism: Contemporary Global Perspectives (London: Routledge, 2018).
“Collisions, Coloniality, and Learning How to Play: An Interview with Maria Lugones,” APA Newsletter on Hispanic/Latino Issues in Philosophy, Vol. 15, no. 2, Spring 2016.
“Niebuhrian Realism in Barack Obama’s Dreams from My Father and The Audacity of Hope,” co-authored with Neil Baker, in Henry Veggian and Richard Purcell, eds., Barack Obama’s Literary Legacy: Readings of Dreams from My Father, (New York: Palgrave, 2016).
"The Problem With Wise Old Fish: An Analysis of Rhetorical Strategy in David Foster Wallace's Kenyon College Commencement Address" (with Neil Baker). Special Issue: Phenomenology and Education. Ed. Elias Schwieler. Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture 14.2 (2014): n. pag.
“GOP Almighty: When God Tells Me (and My Opponents) to Run for President,” co-authored with Neil Baker, in Jason Holt, ed., The Ultimate Daily Show and Philosophy (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013).
Ph.D., London School of Theology
J.D., University of Maryland School of Law
M.A., Johns Hopkins University
B.A., Hope International University
Awards & Honors
Awards & Honors
Visiting Scholar, Princeton Theological Seminary, 2015
Visiting Research Fellow, Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, University of Copenhagen, 2015
Visiting Scholar, Yale University-Hastings Center, 2014
Visiting Research Fellow, Hong Kierkegaard Library, St. Olaf College, 2014
Rose B. and Edgar B. McReynolds Faculty Excellence Award, Hope International University, 2011
Legal Intern, Office of U.S. Senator Harry Reid (D-NV), Washington, DC, 2008
Teaching Fellow, University of Maryland School of Law, 2006-2008