Joseph D Lewandowski

Joseph D Lewandowski is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Central Missouri (USA).

An avid boxer and frequent commentator on sport, urban culture, and inequality, Lewandowski's current work in sport studies is entitled, On Boxing: Critical Interventions in the Bittersweet Science.

Lewandowski is also the author of Interpreting Culture: Rethinking Method and Truth in Social Theoryand co-editor of Trust and Transitions: Social Capital in a Changing World, and Urban Social Capital: Civil Society and City Life.

Lewandowski's work has appeared in Theory, Culture, and Society, Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, Public Reason, European Journal of Social Theory, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, Philosophy and Social Criticism, Cultural Critique, Journal of Social Philosophy, Journal of Poverty, Comparative Sociology, and elsewhere. His work has also been published in German, Polish, and Czech.

A three time US Fulbright Scholar (with awards in Philosophy, Political Science, and Sociology), Lewandowski has conducted research and taught extensively in Europe and the United States, including:

  • Masaryk University (Czech Republic)
  • Charles University (Czech Republic)
  • University of Bucharest (Romania)
  • Free University (Germany)
  • Center for European Studies at the University of Florida Prague Summer Program (Czech Republic)
  • University of Lodz (Poland)
  • Maastricht Center for Transatlantic Studies (The Netherlands)