Associate Professor of Philosophy
Van Meter 158
Ph.D. Binghamton University (SUNY), Philosophy, 2000
MA Binghamton University (SUNY), Philosophy, 1996
MA University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Modern Studies, 1994
BA Loyola Marymount University, Philosophy and English, 1991
Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest
Giorgio Agamben: Sovereignty and Life, ed. Steven DeCaroli and Matthew Calarco (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007).
"Poverty as a Way of Life: Giorgio Agamben and Form-of-Life," in Agamben and Radical Politics, ed. Daniel McLoughlin (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press) Forthcoming.
"Political Life: Giorgio Agamben and the Idea of Authority" Research in Phenomenology 43, no. 2 (2013), 220-242.
"The Idea of Awakening: Giorgio Agamben and the Nāgārjuna References" Res Publica: Revista de Filosofia Politica 28 (2012), 101-138.
"Things to Come: Monstrosity and Futurity," (with Margret Grebowicz) in Reading Negri, ed. Pierre Lamarche, David Sherman and Max Rosekrantz (London: Open Court Press, 2011), 249-274.
"Boundary Stones: Giorgio Agamben and the Field of Sovereignty," in Giorgio Agamben: Sovereignty and Life, ed. Steven DeCaroli and Matthew Calarco (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007), 43-69.
"A Capacity for Agreement: Hannah Arendt and the Critique of Judgment," Social Theory and Practice 33, no. 3 (2007), 361-386.
"The Greek Profile: Hegel's Aesthetics and the Implications of a Pseudo-Science," Philosophical Forum 37, no. 2 (2006), 113-151.
"Visibility and History: Giorgio Agamben and the Exemplary," Philosophy Today 45, no. 5 (2001), 9-17.
Research Fellow and Visiting Professor, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, 2013-14
Caroline Doebler Bruckerl Award