American Author




— My short story, “Mi Corazon Es Su Corazon” has been published in the Winter 2018 issue of the Georgia Review; an essay, “In the Beginning: Adam and Eve Reconsidered,” is forthcoming from Raritan.

— I was interviewed by Mo Lotman, the editor of Technoskeptic, a Boston-based magazine and website whose goal (as its title might suggest) is to hold today’s technologists accountable for the human impact of their devices and, too, for their corporate behaviors.  The podcast can be heard here 

—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.