English professor and author covering the subjects of religion, atheism, politics, and postmodernism.
Recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship (2001-02), Michael Lackey teaches English at the University of Minnesota, Morris. He has earned M.A. degrees in philosophy, German, and English, and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Kentucky, and he has taught at the University of Siegen (Germany), SUNY–Brockport, Wellesley College, and the University of Minnesota, Morris. He has published articles in numerous journals, including African American Review, Philosophy and Literature, Journal of the History of Ideas, Modern Fiction Studies, Journal of Speculative Philosophy, Journal of Modern Literature, and Comparative Critical Studies. University Press of Florida has recently published the paperback edition of his book, African American Atheists and Political Liberation: A Study of the Socio-Cultural Dynamics of Faith and his book was named a “Choice Outstanding Academic Title” for 2007. Read more at the CFI Speakers Bureau »