Professor of Philosophy & Jewish Thought | Director of Spiritual Life • University of Denver

This term I’m…

  • Researching a “Hard Hope” project at the intersection of French existentialist Jean-Paul Sartre, Jewish theorist of radical ethics Emmanuel Levinas, Queer Chicana feminist Gloria Anzaldua, African American political theorist Danielle Allen, and others!
  • Teaching a Dissertation Proposal Writing Course
  • Leading “Belonging & Expression” workshops
  • Working on new SING (Spiritual INclusivity Group) initiative
  • Activating a new “Spiritual Supper Club” format
  • Combatting Islamophobia, antisemitism, anti-Christian bias, and other forms of hate
  • Building out a “Holiday Hellos” project
  • Reactivating the Philosophy Department’s Joke Jar (!)
  • Building community with civic orgs in CA and CO
  • Chatting on podcasts
  • Talking with John Inazu about his new book Learning to Disagree (thank you, Bipartisan Policy Center!)