Recent & Forthcoming Publications

Works in Progress:

Conference Paper: “Divine Self-Hatred: Georges Bataille and the Materialist Reception of Medieval Mysticism.”

Monograph, Working Title:  “Impossible Community: Religion, Community, and Race in The Thought of G.W. F. Hegel.”

Journal Article, Working Title: “The Gift that Keeps on Giving: A Comparative Study of Eucharistic Presence in GWF Hegel and Jean-Luc Marion.”



Mysticism and Materialism in the Wake of German Idealism. Co-authored with Sean Hannan. Routledge Press, Series: Contemporary Theological Explorations of Mysticism. (Late 2021/Early 2022)


“Great Expectations: Navigating the Gamut of Student Views on ‘Religion.” Craft of Teaching in the Academic Study of Religion (University of Chicago) March 2020.

“Lost in Translation?: Reflections on the Move From Graduate Student to Junior Faculty Member.” Craft of Teaching in the Academic Study of Religion (University of Chicago) November 2019.

Transcendental Frustration: A Critical Re-Evaluation of the Hegelian Legacy for Philosophy of Religion” (Denver: Whitestone) October 2019.

“Hegel and Bataille on Sacrifice” in The Hegel Bulletin, Special Issue: Hegel and 20th Century French Philosophy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press) 2018.

Book Review – Felix Duque, Remnants of Hegel: Remains of Ontology, Religion, and Community (2018), in Reading Religion: A Publication of the American Academy of Religion. Sept 2019.

Book Review- Molly Farneth, Hegel’s Social Ethics: Religion, Conflict, and Rituals of Reconciliation (2017), in Reading Religion: A Publication of the American Academy of Religion.  Jan 2018.

“Selfhood and Sacrifice in Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit,”  in Self or No-Self: The Debate About Selflessness and the Sense of Self.  Claremont Studies in the Philosophy of Religion, Conference 2015; Religion in Philosophy and Theology Series.  (Tübingen: Mohr-Siebeck) 2017.

Book Review – Robyn Marasco, The Highway of Despair: Critical Theory After Hegel (2016), in Radical Philosophy Review vol 19 issue 2, 2016.

Book Review – Peter Wake, Tragedy in Hegel’s Early Theological Writings (2014), in The Journal of Religion 96 (no. 30, July 2016): 432-433.