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Past Member

David Ost

Affiliation

Social Science

Field of Study

Politics

Home Institution

Hobart and William Smith Colleges
From
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Understanding fascism’s enduring appeal to “dominant-essence” (intersectionally-privileged) workers calls for a new theorization of the left (continual clash between nationalism and internationalism), the right (fascism’s innovation melding conservatism and populism), and the nexus of class and culture (with culture regularly deployed to push class gains).

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Social Science

Degrees

University of Wisconsin, Madison
Ph.D.
1986
State University of New York at Stony Brook
B.A.
1976

Honors

2006
Ed Hewett Book Prize for best book on political economy of postsocialism, for "The Defeat of Solidarity"