- Ph.D. from The Johns Hopkins University in English and American Literature in 1989
- After Oedipus
- Shakespeare in Psychoanalysis
- Cornell University Press, 1993
- The Neighbor
- Three Inquiries in Political Theology
- University of Chicago Press, 2005
On Freud, Lacan, Levinas, Henry James, Jewish Studies, and the Bible.
- Jouvert: A Journal of Postcolonialism on Religion with Julia Reinhard Lupton.
- Currently he is writing a book on the ethics of the neighbor in religion (Torah, Talmud, and Patristic writings), philosophy (Kant, Kierkegaard, Adorno, Rosenzweig, and Levinas), and psychoanalysis (Freud and Lacan) for Princeton University Press.