Eric Bain-Selbo, PhD
Department Head Philosophy & Religion
Introduction to Popular Culture Studies
Philosophy of Popular Culture
Eric Bain-Selbo is Department Head of Philosophy and Religion at Western Kentucky University and Co-Director of the WKU Institute for Citizenship and Social Responsibility. He also is Executive Director of the Society for Values in Higher Education. His research spans across the disciplines of philosophy and religious studies, focusing primarily on social and political ethics and cultural criticism. He is the author of numerous articles and three books: GameDay and God: Football, Faith, and Politics in the American South (Mercer University Press, 2009), Judge and Be Judged: Moral Reflection in an Age of Relativism and Fundamentalism (Lexington Books, 2006), and Mediating the CultureWars: Dialogical Virtues in Multicultural Education (Hampton Press, 2003). He is a frequent presenter at conferences, including the Association of American Colleges and Universities, the Association for Integrative Studies, and the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.