Samera Esmeir

Department: Rhetoric

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International Consortium of Critical Theory Programs

Associate Professor
Department of Rhetoric

Research Interests / Specializations:

Intersection of legal and political thought, Middle Eastern history and colonial and post-colonial studies. Examinig how late-modern colonialism has introduced liberal juridical logics and grammars that in turn shaped modalities of political praxis, and how those have persisted in the post-colonial era and have traveled in different countries in the Middle East.