Hue Woodson is an Assistant Professor of English at Tarrant County College in Fort Worth, TX.
He holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in English from The University of Texas at Arlington. His dissertation is entitled, "Post-Factum Studies in Trans-corporeal Rhetoric: Triangularities in Genre, Ethics, and Aesthetics in Kenneth Burke and Michel Foucault."
He also holds a Master of Theology (Th.M.) in History and Theology and a Master of Theological Studies (M.T.S.), both from Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University, a Master of Arts (M.A.) in English from the University of North Texas, a Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in English, both from The University of Texas at Arlington.
He is the author of Heideggerian Theologies: The Pathmarks of John Macquarrie, Rudolf Bultmann, Paul Tillich, and Karl Rahner (Wipf and Stock, 2018), A Theologian's Guide to Heidegger (Wipf and Stock, 2019), Existential Theology: An Introduction (Wipf and Stock, 2020), and The Philosophy of Christology: From the Bultmannians to Derrida, 1951-2002 (Wipf and Stock, 2022).
His research specializes in contemporary critical and literary theory, African American Studies and African American Literature, Shakespeare, rhetoric, Heidegger, continental philosophy, theological and philosophical hermeneutics, New Testament studies, systematic theology and existential theology.
His work includes articles on bell hooks (Journal of African-American Studies, Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, and USAbroad), race and theological anthropology (Journal of African-American Studies), Slavoj Žižek (International Journal of Žižek Studies), Richard Wright (in Critical Insights: Richard Wright), and Jacques Lacan (in Reading Lacan's Seminar VIII).
He has written 14 encyclopedia entries for the four-volume, Race and Ethnicity in America: Pre-Contact to the Present (2019), which includes historical assessments of Lincoln and reconstruction, Lincoln's views on race and ethnicity, Christianity in the Antebellum South, the Whig Party, the American Baptist Church, the Radical Republicans, the Democratic Party in the Antebellum Era, the Republican Party and race in the Antebellum Era, Booker T. Washington, Black education in the Antebellum North, the decline of the Harlem Renaissance, and the Black experience during World War I.
He also has 16 encyclopedia entries in African American Activism and Political Engagement: An Encyclopedia of Empowerment (2023), which includes historical assessments of John Brown, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., Alexander Crummell, Coretta Scott King, Martin Luther King, Jr., as well as examinations of the Black family, the Compromise of 1877, economic Justice, the Fair Housing Act of 1968, the Negritude movement, Reparations, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), and accounts of the Black Star Line, and the newspapers, The Chicago Defender and Negro World.
He is also the author of more than 40 books, including novels, poetry collections, and short story collections.
He lives in the Dallas-Fort Worth area with his wife, Samantha.