W. Ezekiel Goggin

W. Ezekiel Goggin (MA ’11; PhD ’19) is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Skidmore College, and is available for appointment in religious studies, humanities, or philosophy departments for the 2020-2021 academic year. Broadly speaking, his research focuses on the relationship between religious imagination and modern accounts of human freedom, particularly at the intersection of German idealism, phenomenology, religious traditions, mysticism, and the arts.  He is also interested in deconstruction, psychoanalysis, and critical theory.

He is a former Dissertation Fellow (2017-2018) at the Humanities and Social Change International Foundation’s center at the University of California Santa Barbara, and former Junior Fellow (2016-2017) at the Martin Marty Center for the Public Understanding of Religion. He completed his PhD at the University of Chicago Divinity School.