Princeton University, African American Studiers and Religion
Eddie S. Glaude Jr. is the William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African American Studies at Princeton University and the Chair of the Department of African American Studies. His most recent book is Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul (Crown Publishing, 2016). He is also the author of Exodus! Religion, Race, and Nation in Early 19th Century Black America (University of Chicago Press), In a Shade of Blue: Pragmatism and the Politics of Black America (University of Chicago Press), and editor of Is it Nation Time? Contemporary Essays on Black Power and Black Nationalism (University of Chicago Press). Professor Glaude co- edited “African-American Religious Thought: An Anthology,” (2004) with Cornel West. In 2009, he was awarded Princeton University’s President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching. His research interests include American pragmatism, specifically the work of John Dewey, and African American religious history and its place in American public life.