Francis  Sanzaro



Ph.D. in Religion, Syracuse University, 2012
M.A. in Philosophy, University of Denver, 2005
M.A. in Religion, University of Denver, 2005
B.A. in Journalism, Colorado State University, 2002

Francis Sanzaro is a Visiting Lecturer at Morgan State University. He joined the department in 2012, and teaches World Religions and Philosophy of Religion. Previously he taught at Syracuse University as a part-time instructor in the areas of religion, philosophy and art. His research interests are Continental philosophy of religion, world religions, aesthetics and historical philosophy and theology.

Selected Publications


The Boulder: Movement, Art and Philosophy. Stone Country Press, UK. (Forthcoming 2013)


"Altar to an Unknown God-Daniel Siedell's God in the Gallery," in Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory 10.3 (Summer 2010): 140-147.

"A Review of Francis Bacon: A Centenary Review at the Metropolitan Museum of Art" in Comparative and Continental Philosophy vol. 1 no. 2 (2009): 279-285.

"Darshan as Mode and Critique of Perception: Hinduism's Liberatory Model of Visuality," in Axis Mundi (Fall 2007): 1-24.