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Clayton Crockett

Professor and Director of Religious Studies program

Irby 301

(501) 450-5506

2008-09 College of Liberal Arts OUTSTANDING FACULTY MEMBER

2009-10 University Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Award Winner


Harrin Hall 128

Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D. – Syracuse University, 1998 (Religion)

M.A. – University of Virginia, 1994 (Religious Studies)

B.A. – College of William and Mary, 1991 (History and Religion)

Academic Interests: Continental Philosophy of Religion and Postmodern Theology; Gilles Deluze; Psychoanalytic Theory; Religion and Politics.

Personal Interests: spending time with my wife and two children, reading, traveling, trying to understand theoretical physics, energy and thermodynamics.


Clayton Crockett started teaching at UCA in 2003, and earned tenure and promotion to Associate Professor in 2008. He is the author of three books, most recently Radical Political Theology: Religion and Politics After Liberalism (Columbia University Press, 2011). He is currently working on a book comparing two French philosophers, Gilles Deleuze and Alain Badiou.

Spring 2015 office hours

MWF: 8:30-10:00 am and 2:00-3:00 pm

TTh: 11:00 am – 12:15 pm

and by appointment