William Callison

I'm a political theorist with research interests in the history of political and economic thought, democratic theory, and critical theory. My work explores dilemmas of neoliberal capitalism, democratic crisis, political subjectivity, conspiracy theory, climate change politics, and far-right nationalist movements in Europe and the Americas.

Currently I'm a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Human Geography at Uppsala University in Sweden. Last year I was a Member in the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. From 2019 to 2021 I was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Government and Law at Lafayette College, prior to which I received a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley.

My book manuscript, Liberalism Gone Haywire, is under contract with Harvard University Press. I'm co-editor of Mutant Neoliberalism: Market Rule and Political Rupture (Fordham University Press) and Europe at a Crossroads” (Near Futures Online), and special issue editor of "Rethinking Sovereignty and Capitalism" (Qui Parle). I'm also a member of the Zetkin Collective, a group of scholars and activists working on the political ecology of the far right.

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