Besl Chair of Ethics/Religion and Society at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. Jackson holds an M.A. in Political Science and Ph.D. in Philosophy from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. His recent publications include: “Luther Kings kamp for økonomisk retfærdighed lever videre” in Det ralationelle menneske. Personalisme I perspektiv” (Denmark, 2015); “That’s Edutainment!” in Hamilton and Philosophy (2017); “Radical Femininity in the Epoch of Pop Culture” Brooklyn College Review (2017); “From Compulsive to Persuasive Agencies: Whitehead’s Case for Entertainment,” Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism (2017); “Edutainment and Panexperiential Learning in the Radically Empirical Classroom” Journal of School and Society (2018); “Will We Trust Institutions Again? Interality as Philosophical Diplomacy” China Media Research (Forthcoming 2019). Jackson currently serves as editor of Africana philosophy for the online Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Philosophy. His interests include social and political philosophy, philosophy and religion, philosophy of culture, public law, the history of political thought, aesthetics, and philosophy and race. His latest project is entitled Ironic American Exceptionalism: Visions of Open Selves which extends his dissertation research and is due out in 2020.