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Cornel West

Professor of Religion at Princeton University

Cornel West is a professor of Religion and African American Studies at Princeton University.

His teaching and research interests include philosophy of religion and cultural criticism.

Mr. West is a recipient of the American Book Award for “Race Matters” — and has received more than 20 honorary degrees.

He is the author of numerous other articles and books including “The American Evasion of Philosophy: A Genealogy of Pragmatism,” “The Cornel West Reader” — and most recently, “Democracy Matters: Winning the Fight Against Imperialism.”

He has held positions at Union Theological Seminary, Yale University, Harvard University and the University of Paris.

Articles by Cornel West