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Peck, Ph.D.

Research Fellow

From: United States

At LCC Since: 2017


Dr. Jason Michael Peck has been a Research Fellow of the Center for Faith and Human Flourishing at LCC International University since 2017.

Dr. Peck received a BA from Bard College, and an MA and a PhD in German Languages and Literatures from the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Peck previously taught German language, German-Jewish philosophy, and comparative literature in the department of Modern Languages and Literature at the University of Rochester. His research interests include Kantian philosophy, Jewish contributions to German Idealism and early Romanticism, and political theology in the works of Paul Celan and Jacob Taubes. His current monograph project is entitled, The Poetics of Debt: Political Theologies From The Merchant of Venice to the Occupy Movement (Brill, forthcoming).

On November 14, 2017 Dr. Peck presented his inaugural lecture at the Center for Faith and Human Flourishing entitled, “The Poetics of Debt: A Genealogy.”

On March 1, 2018 Dr. Peck presented a lecture at the CFHF entitled, “Human (and Non-Human) Flourishing in Kafka.”


"Currencies of Love: Political and Ethical Economies of Language in Shakespeare,” in Politics Otherwise: Shakespeare as Social and Political Critique, Leonidas Donskis and J.D. Mininger, eds.

LCC author(s): Jason Peck, Ph.D. J.D. Mininger, Ph.D.

Brill, Rodopi, 2012.