W. Ezekiel Goggin (MA ’11; PhD ’19) is a Research Associate at Skidmore College, and is available for appointment in religious studies, humanities, or philosophy departments for the 2021-2022 academic year. He received his PhD in 2019 from the University of Chicago for a dissertation on Hegel. Working at the crossroads of post-Kantian philosophy, critical theory, and mysticism, his research concerns negativity, temporality, imagination, and freedom. He is also interested in psychoanalysis, phenomenology, and 20th century French thought. Along with Sean Hannan (MacEwan University) he is the co-author of a forthcoming volume for Routledge Press entitled Mysticism and Materialism in the Wake of German Idealism.
Goggin served as Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Skidmore College in 2019-2020, and has also taught courses at University of Louisville and Centre College. He was an Dissertation Fellow (2017-2018) during the inaugural year of the Humanities and Social Change International Foundation’s center at the University of California Santa Barbara. He is also a former Junior Fellow (2016-2017) at the Martin Marty Center for the Public Understanding of Religion.
He lives currently resides in Kentucky with his wife, their two dogs, and a geriatric cat.