- Assistant professor University Georgia, Athens, 1982—1987, associate professor, 1987—1993, professor, 1993—2001, distinguished research professor, since 2001.
- The Just Family (SUNY Series in Social and Political Thought)
- The Just Family presents a comprehensive and systematic theory of family values, determining both how marriage and parent-child relations should be structured as ethical institutions of freedom and how the rights and duties of family membership can be upheld in unity with social and political justice.
- Modernity, Religion, and the War on Terror
- The war on terror cannot be truly understood without investigating the legitimacy of modernity, the challenge that religion presents to modernization, the inescapable conflicts attending the emergence and expansion of modernity, and the post-colonial predicament from which Islamist reaction arises.
- Stylistics: Rethinking the Artforms After Hegel (Suny Series in Hegelian Studies)
- Winfield develops a systematic theory of the fundamental styles of art, addressing the most neglected area of aesthetics, without which neither cultural divides, artistic periods, nor the fate of art in modernity can be understood.
- Freedom, Modernity, and Islam: Toward a Creative Synthesis (Modern Intellectual and Political History of the Middle East)
- Richard Khuri argues that current theories do not explain the global resurgence of fundamental religion and that without a new analysis of the idea of freedom, genuine liberty will not be attained in the Arab-Muslim world.