Melvin Rogers is Associate Professor of Political Science and Associate Director of the Center for Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Brown University.
Rogers has interests in democratic theory and the history of American and African-American political philosophy. He is the author of The Darkened Light of Faith: Race, Democracy, and Freedom in African American Political Thought (Princeton University Press, 2023), The Undiscovered Dewey: Religion, Morality, and the Ethos of Democracy (2008), editor of John Dewey, The Public and Its Problems (2016), co-editor of African American Political Thought: A Collected History (University of Chicago Press, 2021), and co-editor of Oxford's New Histories of Philosophy book series. In addition to his academic publications, he has also published on contemporary issues in Boston Review, Dissent, and Public Seminar.
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