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Jason D. Hill

  • jhill6@depaul.edu
  • Professor, Honors Distinguished Faculty
  • ​PhD​​​​​
  • Philosophy
  • Faculty
  • 773.325.4236
  • 2352 N. Clifton, Suite 150, Office 11

Education
PhD, Purdue University

Bio

​Jason D. Hill is a professor of philosophy and the author of five books: These include, What Do White Americans Owe Black People: Racial Justice in the Age of Post-Oppression,  and the bestselling, We Have Overcome: An Immigrant's Letter to the American People​​. Other books include: Becoming a Cosmopolitan: What It Means to Be a Human Being in the New Millennium, Civil Disobedience and the Politics of Identity: When We Should Not Get Along, and Beyond Blood Identities: Post-humanity in the Twenty First Century. He holds a Ph.D. in philosophy and has been a professional writer and book author for over thirty years. He is a specialist in ethics, political philosophy, moral psychology, American politics, and foreign policy. He has been published in major magazines including The Federalist, The American Mind, The American Thinker, Commentary Magazine, Spiked Magazine, and Salon. He is also a contributor to The Hill.

HIs poetry has been published in several journals.

Jason D. Hill has lectured and taught extensively on the subject in the United States, Europe and Asia. From 2010-2012, a consortium of four universities in England held a series of conferences devoted to Dr. Hill’s post-human cosmopolitanism and adopted the moral vision contained therein as part of their mission statements. His scholarly articles have been published in anthologies and journals in Germany, the Czech Republic and The Netherlands. In addition, he has written for various magazines and newspapers in which he has brought the tenets of cosmopolitanism to a wide audience. He is also a well respected motivational speaker. He has been interviewed regularly in various media outlets, including NBC’s Today show, The Daily Caller Show, Fox News, Fox Business, Bill O’Reilly’s NO Spin NewsNPR, and several other mainstream media. He is deeply committed to Moral Foundationalism, Moral Universalism and the Absolutism of Reason.

Jason came to this country at the age of twenty from Jamaica and has thrived beyond his wildest dreams. He remains incredibly grateful to this country for its bountiful opportunities.​