Nkosi DuBois Anderson

Nkosi DuBois Anderson,
Ph.D. Candidate

Field of Study: Social Ethics

Contact Info: nda6@utsnyc.edu

Education:
B.A., Columbia University
M.A., Columbia University
M.Div., Union Theological Seminary

 

 

Research Focus:
Nkosi’s work draws primarily from the tradition of Christian Social Ethics, Black religious and political thought, and social theory to explore the concept of freedom based upon principles of social justice and democratic rights. This includes analyzing the function of religion within liberation struggles, particularly related but not limited to, the African-American experience. His dissertation will examine the stream of socialist thought found within Black Christianity.

Background & Activities:
Nkosi has worked in public education, government, and with religious, nonprofit, and community groups. He remains active in a variety of social justice organizations including The Roots Project, Inc., the Stop Mass Incarceration Network, The Kairos Center / Poverty Initiative, South Mountain Peace Action, YouthNet, and Mother’s Kitchen, amongst others.

Courses:
Teaching Fellow: The Historical Philosophy of W.E.B. Du Bois with Dr. Cornel West
Teaching Fellow: The History of Christianity, Part 3: Christianity Since the Reformation with Dr. Daisy Machado
Teaching Fellow: Social Ethics as Social Criticism with Dr. Gary Dorrien

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