Clark Buckner works in San Francisco as an author, educator, and exhibition-maker. Along with articles in both academic and popular journals, his publications include Apropos of Nothing: Deconstruction, Psychoanalysis, and the Coen Brothers (SUNY U.P., 2014) and the co-authored collection, Styles of Piety: Practicing Philosophy After the Death of God. He teaches courses on critical theory, contemporary art, and curatorial practice at the San Francisco Art Institute. Previously he taught in the philosophy department at Mills College. He served as Director / Curator of the not-for-profit gallery MISSION 17 and has mounted exhibitions, as an artist and a curator, at local, national, and international venues. He has a PhD in Philosophy from Vanderbilt University.