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Dr. Cornel West

Dr. Cornel West

Dietrich Bonhoeffer Chair
Union Theological Seminary
New York City, NY
Dr. Cornel West Dr. Cornel West

Affectionately known to many as Brother West, is the Dietrich Bonhoeffer Chair at Union Theological Seminary. Dr. West teaches on the works of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, as well as courses in Philosophy of Religion, African American Critical Thought, and a wide range of subjects -- including but by no means limited to, the classics, philosophy, politics, cultural theory, literature, and music. He has a passion to communicate to a vast variety of publics in order to keep alive the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. – a legacy of telling the truth and bearing witness to love and justice.

Dr. West is the former Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy at Harvard University and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. Cornel West graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard in three years and obtained his M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy at Princeton.

Speaking Engagements

Sunday, April 23, 2023 Sunday, April 03, 2022 Sunday, April 11, 2021 Sunday, March 29, 2020 Sunday, April 07, 2019 Sunday, April 15, 2018