Current Projects

Making Space for Justice: Social Movements, Collective Imagination and Political Hope This is the book project that is occupying most of my mental energy right now. It explores the ways in which social movements have expanded conceptual and perceptual space for justice by helping us better understand the nature of citizenship; the nature and sources of democracy; the political implications of moral inquiry and argument; the transformative powers of imagination; and the possibilities of political hope.

“Taking Expression Seriously: Equal Citizenship, Expressive Harm and Confederate Iconography”  – This is a critical examination of the meaning of certain monuments and memorials and their relationship to our capacity to affirm citizenship and belonging.

“The Future of Democratic Citizenship” : This paper is looking at the ways in which citizenship is changing and continues to change in the modern world, in response to the pressures of globalization, the increasing role of technology in work, and rising income inequality.

“Progress” entry in Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy ( in progress)

Martin Luther King and the Life of Purpose – a book manuscript

Renewing Democracy- a book Manuscript