Dr. Jeffrey Powell is a Professor of Philosophy at Marshall University. Jeff joined Marshall in 1996 as an Assistant Professor, was promoted to Associate Professor in 1999, and then full Professor in 2005. He has organized three conferences at Marshall, two concerning postmodernism in 1998 and 1999, and the international Heidegger Circle meeting in 2000. Jeff has published numerous scholarly articles on a wide range of figures from the history of philosophy, but especially on the thought of Martin Heidegger. His most recent publication is Heidegger and Language (Indiana University Press, 2013), and he is near completion (with Will McNeill of DePaul University) of a translation of Heidegger’s Die Geschichte des Seyns (The History of Beyng) for Indiana University Press, and he has an edited collection under contract with State University of New York Press (SUNY Press) entitled Aesthetic Imagination and Imaginative Freedom: Friedrich Schiller and Philosophy. He is currently working on a book manuscript concerning Heidegger’s contribution to aesthetic inquiry.