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David Walker and the Political Power of the Appeal, Political Theory: An International Journal of Political Philosophy, 43.2 (April, 2015): 208-233

Introduction: Disposable Lives
“Ferguson and the Tragic Presence of the Past,” Theory & Event, 17.3 Supplement (October, 2014): ONLINE
Guest Editor (With essays by: Dora Apel, Utz Lars McKnight, Michelle Smith, Patchen Markell, Tommy J. Curry, Lisa L. Miller, Vesla Weaver, Steven Johnston, Eddie Glaude)

Race and the Democratic Aesthetic: Jefferson, Whitman, and Holiday on the Hopeful and the Horrific,” in Radical Future Past: Untimely Essays in Political Theory, eds. Mark Reinhardt, George Shulman, Rom Coles (Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 2014): 249-82

“The People, Rhetoric, and Affect: On the Political Force of Du Bois’sThe Souls of Black Folk
American Political Science Review, 106.1 (February, 2012): 188-203

The Fact of Sacrifice and the Necessity of Faith: Dewey and the Ethics of Democracy
Transaction of Charles S. Peirce Society:  A Quarterly Journal in American Philosophy, 47.3 (November, 2011): 274-300

“Democracy, Piety, and Faith: A Reading of Dewey’s Religious Outlook”
Secular Faith, eds. Vincent Lloyd and Elliot Ratzman (Eugene, Oregon: Cascade Books, Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2010): 126-152

“Introduction: Revisiting the Public and Its Problems”
“John Dewey and HIs Vision of Democracy”
Contemporary Pragmatism: Special Issue, “Revisiting The Public and Its Problems,” 7.1 (June, 2010): 1-9; 69-92
Guest Editor

Re-reading Honneth: Exodus Politics and the Paradox of Recognition”
European Journal of Political Theory, 8.2 (April, 2009): 183-206

“Democracy, Elites, and Power: John Dewey Reconsidered”
Contemporary Political Theory, 8.1 (February, 2009): 68-89
Selected for Journal’s Feature Article: Political Theory Revisited Section

“Republican Confusion and Liberal Clarification”
Philosophy and Social Criticism, 34.7 (September, 2008): 799-824

“Action and Inquiry in Dewey’s Philosophy”
Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society: A Quarterly Journal in American Philosophy, 43.1 (2007): 90-115

“Rorty’s Straussianism; Or, Irony Against Democracy”
Contemporary Pragmatism, 1.2 (December, 2004): 95-121

“Liberalism, Narrative, and Identity: A Pragmatism Defense of Racial Solidarity”
Theory & Event, 6.2 (2002): <http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/theory_&_event/>