Professor of Philosophy and Christian Practice, Union Theological Seminary / Professor Emeritus, Princeton University
Cornel West (PhD Princeton) is Professor of Philosophy and Christian Practice at Union Theological Seminary and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. Dr. West is a prominent public intellectual and political activist, who is also a highly esteemed member of the Democratic Socialists of America. He has authored over 20 books, including Democracy Matters, Black Prophpetic Fire, and Radical King. Dr. West also makes frequent appearances on such media outlets as the Colbert Report, CNN, C-Span, the Bill Maher Show, and Democracy Now, among others.