The Moral Meaning of the United States, and Her Ethical Decline in Today’s Culture

jason d. hill

The Moral Meaning of the United States, and Her Ethical Decline in Today’s Culture
Tuesday, January 22, 10:40am
Viking Theater

 

About the Speaker



Jason D. Hill

Professor of Philosophy at DePaul University

Jason D. Hill is a professor of philosophy, Honors Distinguished Faculty, and Director of Teaching Practicum at DePaul University.  He received his Ph.D. from Purdue University and is a specialist in ethics, social and political philosophy, philosophy of education, and race theory.  He is the author of four books: Becoming a Cosmopolitan: What It Means to Be a Human Being in the New Millennium (2000); Beyond Blood Identities: Post Humanity in the 21st Century (2009); Civil Disobedience and the Politics of Identity: When We Should Not Get Along (2013); and most recently We Have Overcome: An Immigrant’s Letter to the American People (2018).

Professor Hill has contributed to numerous prominent media outlets, including The Federalist, Commentary Magazine, Spiked Magazine, Salon, The Hill, NBC’s Today show, Fox News, and NPR.  An immigrant to the United States from Jamaica at the age of twenty, he now serves as President and CEO of the Institute for Immigrant Assimilation.