My current book project examines the ethics and politics of nonviolence in postwar American social movements, and their lessons for contemporary debates concerning civil disobedience and democratic citizenship. Below are a selection of related working papers and recent talks. Some papers can be made available upon request.  

Student takeover of Willard Straight Hall, Cornell University (1969)

Student takeover of Willard Straight Hall, Cornell University (1969)

 



News

  • American Studies is hosting a faculty book release party celebrating Damn Great Empires! and other recent works by colleagues at Cornell. 
  • An online advance release of my latest article, "Fidelity to Truth: Gandhi and the Genealogy of Civil Disobedience," is available at Political Theory.
  • Recent reviews of Damn Great Empires! at Contemporary Political Theory and Theory & Event

Recent and Upcoming Talks