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Angélica Maria Bernal.  Beyond Origins: Rethinking Founding in a Time of Constitutional Democracy (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017).

Reviews: Contemporary Political Theory (2018); Political Theory (2018); CHOICE (2018); Perspectives on Politics (2019); Review of Politics (2019); Foro Interno: Anuario de Teoría Política (2020); The Palestinian Yearbook of International Law (2021)

Award: 2018 APSA Foundations of Political Thought, First Book Award Honorable Mention

Author Meets Critics Panel (with Adam Dahl, Jane Gordon, Kevin Olson, and Paulina Ochoa Espejo), American Political Science Association, Boston, MA September 2019.

Angélica M. Bernal, editor.  De la Exclusión a la Participación: Pueblos Indígenas y Sus Derechos Colectivos en el Ecuador.  (Quito: Abya Yala Press, 2000). 


Peer Reviewed Journal Articles 

Angélica Maria Bernal. “Ecuador’s Dual Populisms: Neocolonial Extractivism, Violence, and Indigenous Resistance,” Thesis Eleven 164:1 (June 2021): 9-36.

Populism(s) Portal

Angélica Maria Bernal. “Creolizing Foundings: World-Making Beyond Pure Origins,” Symposium on Jane Gordon’s Creolizing Political Theory (Rowan & Little Field), Philosophy & Global Affairs (September 2021).  

Angélica Maria Bernal.  “Living Ideology and the Limits of Contestation.”  Review Essay on Katherine Gordy’s Living Ideology in Cuba: Socialism in Theory and Practice (University of Michigan Press, 2015).  The CLR James Journal: A Review of Caribbean Ideas, Volume 23, n. 1/2 (2017).   

Angélica M. Bernal.  “The Meaning and Perils of Presidential Refounding in Latin America.”  Constellations: An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory 21:4 (December 2014), pp. 440-456. [*Lead article in Special Issue “Populism”]

Angélica M. Bernal.  “Power, Powerlessness, and Petroleum: Indigenous Environmental Claims and the Limits of Transnational Law.”  New Political Science 33: 2 (June 2011): 143-167.  [*Winner of the American Political Science Association’s Christian Bay Best Paper Award]

Angélica M. Bernal, “A Revolution in Law’s Republic: Arendt and Michelman in Dialogue.” HannahArendt Net: Zeitschrift für Politisches Denke, Bd. 5, No. 1 (2009).


Book Chapters 

Angélica Maria Bernal, “Contesting Conquest: Tuti Cusi Yupanqui’s Anticolonial Resistance,” in Globalizing Political Theory, edited Kate Gordy, Shirin Delaymi, & Smita Rahman (Routledge Press, 2022).

Angélica Maria Bernal, “Tyranny,” in Democracies in America: Key Words for the 19th Century and Today, edited by Greg Laski and Berton Emerson (Oxford University Press, 2023).

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198865698.003.0020

Angélica Maria Bernal.  “Pachamama’s Rights, Climate Crisis, and the Decolonial Cosmos,” in In Search of the Concrete Universal: The Critical Theory Seyla Benhabib (under review Columbia University Press, 2021).  

Angélica M. Bernal.  “Founding.”  The Encyclopedia of Political Thought, Volume 3.  Edited by Michael Gibbons, Diana Coole, Elizabeth Ellis, and Keenan Ferguson (West Sussex, UK: Wiley Blackwell 2015): 1351-1355. 

Angélica M. Bernal.  “De la exclusion étnica a derechos colectivos: Un análisis político del Ecuador.”  In Angélica M. Bernal, ed.  De la Exclusión a la Participación: Pueblos Indígenas y Sus Derechos Colectivos en el Ecuador.  (Quito: Abya Yala Press, 2000).


Book Reviews

Angélica Maria Bernal.  “Review of Joshua Simon’s The Ideology of Creole Revolution (Cambridge University Press, 2017),” in Perspectives on Politics (2018). 

Angélica M. Bernal.  “Review of Marc Becker’s ¡Pachakutik! Indigenous Movements and Electoral Politics in Ecuador.”  Latin American Politics and Society 55:3 (Winter 2013): 200-203.

Angélica M. Bernal.  “Review of Paul Apostolidis’ Break in The Chains: What Immigrant Workers Can Teach America About Democracy.”  Perspectives on Politics 10:2 (June 2012).



Angélica María Bernal & Joshua Holst, “Post Protest, Government. In Ecuador Strikes Out Against Indigenous Leaders,” NACLA, August 4th, 2022. 

Joshua Holst & Angélica María Bernal.  “Debrief: Ecuador’s National Strike,” Rethink Politics June 29th, 2022.