Concepts

In raising questions through my writing, I aim to make what Stuart Hall calls an ‘intervention’, meaning to engage and thereby shift the terms of a debate — and by doing so, to open possibilities for acting differently.

Journal Articles

2021 (Forthcoming) 

12. ‘The Promises of Standing Rock: Three Approaches to Human Rights’, Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development. Forthcoming. 

11. ‘Human Rights and Caribbean Philosophy: Implications for Teaching’, Journal of Human Rights Practice. Forthcoming.

10. ‘Simone Weil’s Method: Essaying Reality through Inquiry and Action’, Comparative and Continental Philosophy. Forthcoming.  

9. ‘Pragmatic Saintliness: Toward a Criticism and Celebration of Community’, Contemporary Pragmatism. Forthcoming. 

8. Precarity and Resistance: A Critique of Martha Fineman’s Vulnerability Theory, Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy. Co-written with Eric Aldieri. 

2020

7. Responsibilities of the Intellectual: Dewey, Dussel, and Democracy, Inter-American Journal of Philosophy.

6. What Could Human Rights Do? A Decolonial Inquiry, Transmodernity.

5. The Politics of Positionality: The Difference between Post-, Anti-, and De-colonial MethodsCulture, Theory and Critique. Co-written with Jason Walsh.

2019 

4. The Politics of Édouard Glissant’s Right to OpacityThe CLR James Journal: The Journal of the Caribbean Philosophical Association.

3. Pragmatic Interruption: Habits, Environments, EthicsWilliam James Studies.                                                                                                                                  *Winner of the William James Society Young Scholar Award

2018

2. Globalization/Coloniality: A Decolonial Definition and DiagnosisTransmodernity.

2017 

1. A/Theologies of the Impossible: Antigone, Weil, Badiou, and the StrangeJournal for Cultural and Religious Theory.

Essays

2021

How Shame Plays a Productive Role in Racial Justice, Public Seminar.

2020

How Should We Acknowledge the Sovereignty of Indigenous Peoples?, Public Seminar.

Why Does White Fragility Never Break? The Framing of Racism in Higher Education, Public Seminar.

Field Notes on ‘Sentencing the Present’: Diagnosing what is false without ceding what is beautiful, Public Seminar.

Sentencing the Present: Critical conversations in a time of crisis, Public Seminar.

Theses for Theory in a Time of Crisis, Public Seminar.

Encyclopedia Articles

2018

Simone WeilStanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Co-written with A. Rebecca Rozelle-Stone.

Book Chapters

2020

‘The Colonial Frame: Judith Butler and Simone Weil on Force and Grief’ in Simone Weil, Beyond Ideology, eds. Sophie Bourgault and Julie Daigle.

Poetry

2020

Confirmation, Apricity Magazine.

Psalm 79, The Merrimack Review.

2019

Psalm 94, Moria.