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Benjamin Nolan

Professional Title: 

Graduate Student

Office: 

Machmer W-34E

Email: 

Office Hours: 

Fall 2018: Thursdays 2:30-5pm

Degree: 

B.A. McGill University; M.A. University of Chicago

Bio: 

I am a PhD student focusing on historical and contemporary political theory. 

My research focuses on the politics underlying transformations in international and activist human rights discourses in the period stretching from the post-WWII moment, through to the present. 

In addition to my work in the department, I am also an Amherst Program in Critical Theory fellow, and a fellow in the Interdisciplinary Studies Institute's 2018 Seminar, and a graduate fellow at the W.E.B. Du Bois Center

I speak French and am trying my best to learn Arabic.

Program: 

  • Political Science