Ancient philosophy, metaphysics, epistemology, African American philosophy
"Alain Locke." Entry in Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Nationalism. Forthcoming 2014.
“Culture and the Kalos: Inquiry, Justice, and Value in Locke and Aristotle.” In Jacoby Carter and Leonard Harris, eds., Philosophic Values and World Citizenship: Locke to Obama and Beyond. Lexington Press/Rowman & Littlefield, Value Inquiry Book Series, 2011.
“Alētheia from Poetry into Philosophy: Homer to Parmenides.” In William Wians, ed., Logos and Muthos. SUNY Press, 2009.
“Why Matter? Aristotle, the Eleatics, and the Possibility of Explanation.” The Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 26.2, Fall 2005
“Light, Night, and the Opinions of Mortals: Parmenides B8.50-61 and B9.” Ancient Philosophy 25, Spring 2005
“Modernity, Philosophy, and the Color Line: A Response to Frank Kirkland.” Du Bois Lecture Monographs vol. 1 (2005): 42-59
“Parmenides’ Poetic Frame.” International Studies in Philosophy 36 (2004): 7-38