Youatt Rafi

Rafi Youatt

Rafi Youatt

PhD, Political Science, University of Chicago

MA, International Relations, University of Chicago

BA, Political Science, University of California of Berkeley

 

Assistant Professor

Profile:

I am interested in questions of agency and power in human-nonhuman relations, particularly as they relate to political life. My research and teaching interests include the politics of animals and animality, environmental political theory and science studies, international relations theory, and global environmental politics. I am working on two books, one on the politics of global biodiversity, and a second on interspecies relations and international relations. 



 

Courses Taught:

(graduate)

Theorizing International Relations

Posthumanist Politics

Ecology and Politics

Environmental Political Theory




Recent Publications:

Youatt, R. 2011. Power, Pain, and the Interspecies Politics of Foie Gras. Political Research Quarterly. (online)

Youatt, R. 2008. Counting Species: Biopower and the Global Biodiversity Census.
 Environmental Values. 17(3).


 

Office Location:

New School for Social Research
Department of Political Science
6 E 16th St, 7th Floor, Room 722

 

Phone Number/Extension:
212-229-5747 extension 3084

Fax Number:
212-229-5473

Email:
youattr@newschool.edu

Research Interests:
international relations theory, the politics of animals and animality, environmental political theory and science studies, and global environmental politics



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