Current Member

Banu Bargu

Affiliation

Social Science

Field of Study

Political and Social Theory

Home Institution

University of California, Santa Cruz

Banu Bargu’s research focuses on the uses of the body in political and social struggles both as an object and as a subject of violence directed at itself. Drawing on different examples from around the world, she examines the implications corporeal politics holds for modern conceptions of agency, citizenship, and democracy.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Social Science
current

Degrees

Cornell University
Ph.D.
2008
Bogazici University
M.A.
2001
Bogazici University
B.A.
1997

Appointments

University of California, Santa Cruz
Associate Professor of History of Consciousness
The New School for Social Research
Associate Professor of Politics
SOAS, University of London
Senior Lecturer in Political Theory
The New School for Social Research
Assistant Professor of Politics