Ph.D., Theology, Ethics, and Culture
Chicago Theological Seminary, 2009
M.A., Religious Studies
Chicago Theological Seminary, 2005
Olivet Nazarene University, 2002
RECENT PUBLICATIONS AND COLLOQUIA
Why We Love Sociopaths: A Guide to Late Capitalist Television (Zer0 Books, forthcoming).
Politics of Redemption: The Social Logic of Salvation (Continuum/T&T Clark, 2010).
Awkwardness: An Essay (Zer0 Books, 2010).
Zizek and Theology (Continuum/T&T Clark, 2008).
“On Materialist Theology,” Revue Internationale de Philosophie (forthcoming).
“Gift and Communio: The Holy Spirit in Augustine's De Trinitate,” Scottish Journal of Theology 64.1 (2011): 1-12.
“The Christian Experience Continues: On Zizek’s Work Since The Parallax View,” International Journal of Zizek Studies 4.4 (2010): 1-9.
“‘That They Might Have Ontology’: Radical Orthodoxy and the New Debate,” Political Theology 10.1 (January 2009): 115-124.
“On Agamben’s Use of Benjamin’s ‘Critique of Violence,’” Telos 145 (Winter 2008): 119-129.
“The Failed Divine Performative: Reading Judith Butler’s Critique of Theology with Anselm’s On the Fall of the Devil,” Journal of Religion 88.2 (2008): 209–225.
Panelist for “Review/Discussion of Antonio Negri’s The Labor of Job: The Biblical Text as a Parable of Human Labor (Duke University Press, 2009).” American Academy of Religion (Bible, Theology, and Postmodernism), San Francisco, November 2011.
Panelist for “The Body of Christ.” American Academy of Religion (Bible, Theology, and Postmodernism), Atlanta, November 2010.
“Displacing the Devil: Anselm, the Patristic Heritage, and Political Theology.” International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 2010.