American Author




—Forthcoming: in Georgia Review, my short story, “Mi Corazon Es Su Corazon”; in Raritan, an essay, “In the Beginning: Adam and Eve Reconsidered”; and in Technoskeptic a podcast interview.

—In the the fall of 2018 I was interviewed by Chris Lydon on the topic of the midterm elections for the podcast Open Source Radio  here.

—In Salmagundi, Spring 2018, I published an essay, “Group Thinking,” on the subject of free speech on campus, and the current general drift away from individualism.

—In the summer of 2017 I was interviewed by Chris Lydon on the historical context for the Trump presidency for the podcast Open Source Radio here.

Conscientious Thinking: Making Sense in an Age of Idiot Savants (University of Georgia Press) is now available. You can order it here or here or here.

—A essay on the post-modern self, “Knowing Together,” can be found in the Spring 2017 issue of The Hedgehog Review, a quarterly published by the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia.

—For those who read German, a translation of my recent essay in Raritan (“Conscientious Thinking and the Modern Sciences”) will be in the Spring 2017 issue of Sinn und Form, a publication produced by the German Academy of the Arts.

—This spring I am a Royalty Research Fund Scholar at the University of Washington. Relieved of classroom teaching duties for that quarter, I worked on a draft of A Briefer History of the End of the World—a non-fiction book, hybrid in form, that mixes memoir, historical analysis, and a philosophical meditation on the fundamental issues of death, dying, grief, and remembrance.