Clifton Granby


Clifton Granby is a scholar of African American religion, ethics, and politics. His research and teaching reflect a broad range of approaches to the study of race and religion, social epistemology, and African American studies.  His interests include pragmatism, black theology, environmental justice, and theories of freedom, power, and ignorance. He has been especially influenced by the works of W.E.B. Du Bois, James Baldwin, and Howard Thurman. Professor Granby is completing two books: Truth in Love: The Ethics of Social Criticism and Racial Injustice and The Politics of Listening. He earned an M.A. and Ph.D. from Princeton University in religion, ethics, and politics, an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Memphis in philosophy, and a B.A. from Wake Forest University in politics.