Melvin L. Rogers is currently an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Emory University. Professor Rogers received his B.A. From Amherst College, his M.Phil. in political thought and intellectual history from the University of Cambridge, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University. In addition he has held a Ford Foundation pre-doctoral fellowship, an Exchange Scholar position in the department of Religion at Princeton University, and additional appointments in political science at University of Virginia, Swarthmore College, and Carleton College.
His teaching and research is in the area of Political Philosophy, with special attention in the areas of democratic and republican theory, American and African-American political thought, classical and contemporary pragmatism, and issues of religion, race, and gender. He is the author of The Undiscovered Dewey: Religion, Morality, and the Ethos of Democracy (Columbia U. P., 2008; 2012 [pb]), as well as editor and contributor to John Dewey, The Public and Its Problems (Penn State University Press, 2012). Professor Rogers has published articles in scholarly journals such as Contemporary Pragmatism (2004; 2010), Transactions of Charles S. Peirce Society: A Quarterly Journal in American Philosophy (2007; 2009; 2011), Philosophy and Social Criticism (2008), Contemporary Political Theory (2009), European Journal of Political Theory (2009), American Political Science Review (2012), Political Theory (Forthcoming).
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