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Doctoral Defenses in 2012

Hironori Onuki
February 06, 2012
The Everyday Spaces of Global Labour Migration: Migrant Workers as Political Agents in Japan
Supervised by: Stephen Gill, Anna Agathangelou, Philip Kelly

Carlos Velasquez Carrillo
May 08, 2012
The Persistence of Oligarchic Rule in El Salvador: Neoliberal Transformation, and the Retrenchment of Privilege and Inequality in the Post-Civil War Period
Supervised by: Ananya Mukherjee-Reed, Liisa North, David McNally

Sandra Ignagni
May 18, 2012
Is Leisure Working?  The State and Gendered Regulation of Working Time and Leisure in Canada, 1950-2006
Supervised by: Leah Vosko, Eric Tucker, Pat Armstrong

Jonathan Martineau
May 14, 2012
Time, Capitalism, and Alienation: Social time Relations, Clock-Time and the Making of World Standard Time
Supervised by: David McNally, George Comninel, Frederick Guillaume Dufour

Travis Fast
September 7, 2012
The Profound Hegemony of Neoliberalism: Economic Theory, Public Policy, and Capitalist Accumulation Supervised by: Gregory Albo, Thomas Klassen and Sam Gindin

Doctoral Defenses in 2011

Jongchul Kim
April 15, 2011
Identity, Money, and Trust: The Origin, Politics, and Ontology of Early-Modern Paper Money in
England, the 17th – Early 19th Century.
Supervised by: Jonathan Nitzan, Ted Winslow, John Smithin

Jasper Ayelazuno
May 9, 2011
Neo-Liberalism and Resistance in Ghana: Understanding the Political Agency of the Subalterns
in Social-Historical Context
Supervised by: Ananya Mukherjee-Reed, David McNally, Obiora Okafor

Nadia Guidotto
May 16, 2011
The XY White Man’s Burden or Re/Building the Gender Empire: The Medical and Legal
Regulation of Intersex
Supervised by: Anna Agathangelou, Shannon Bell, Bobby Noble

Ahmed Allawala
May 26, 2011
Civic Metropolitan Regionalism: The Politics of Competitive Multiculturalism in Toronto
Supervised by: Roger Keil, Ann Porter, John Shields

Daniel Ross
June 23, 2011
The Political Economy of Free and Open Source Software
Supervised by: George Comninel, David McNally, Rodney Loeppky

Christopher Taucar
July 14, 2011
Assessing Judicial Decisions on Judicial Independence: the Canadian System of Government
and Framework for Judicial Review
Supervised by: Ian Greene, Carl Baar, Bruce Ryder

Genevieve LeBaron
August 5, 2011
Neoliberalism and the Governance of Free Labor: A Feminist Political Economy Account
Supervised by: David McNally, Isabella Bakker, Laam Hae

Melissa Finn
September 26, 2011
Al-Qaeda and the Sacrificial Subject: Martyrdom Operations for War and Politics
Supervised by: Elizabeth Dauphinee, David Mutimer, Shannon Bell

Ritu Mathur
September 27, 2011
The International Committee of the Red Cross and Humanitarian Practices of Arms Control and
Supervised by: David Mutimer, Elizabeth Dauphinee, Shannon Bell

Joshua Dumont
November 18, 2011
Pension Reform & the Labor Movement in France, 1993-2003
Supervised by: Stephen Hellman, David McNally, Ann Porter

Paul Foley
November 18, 2011
The Commodification of Global Governance? Fisheries Certification in the Era of Market
Supervised by: Stephen Gill, Robert Latham and Derek Hall

Ian MacDonald
November 22, 2011
Labour and the City: Trade Union Strategy and the Reproduction of Neoliberal Urbanism in
Toronto and New York
Supervised by: Gregory Albo, Leo Panitch, Stefan Kipfer

Greg Sharzer
November 30, 2011
The Political Economy of Localism
Supervised by David McNally, Gregory Albo, Steven Tufts


Doctoral Defenses in 2010

Jonathan Yang
February 4, 2010
Guarding the Nation Against the Market: The Rise of Taiwan’s “No Haste, Be Patient” Policy, 1996-2001
Supervised by: Bernie Frolic, Greg Albo, Susan Henders

Christopher Holman
March 12, 2010
Politics as Performance: Toward a Non-Identitarian Model of Political Action
Supervised by: Asher Horowitz, David McNally, Martin Breaugh

Zubairu Wai
April 23, 2010
Interpreting African Conflicts: Power, Knowledge and the Discourse of Violence on the Sierra Leone Civil War
Supervised by: Ananya Mukherjee-Reed, Anna Agathangelou, Pablo Idahosa

Adam Waldie
June 29, 2010
Non-state Political Theory: From A Tribal Good Life to Increased Well-being
Supervised by: George Comninel, Stephen Newman, Marshall Beier

Lisa Williams
September 8, 2010
Media, Identity, and International Relations: The Arctic and Inuit in Film and Canada’s Arctic Foreign Policy
Supervised by: Susan Henders, Scott Forsyth, David Mutimer

Scott Aquanno
October 8, 2010
The Dollar’s Value: International Finance and the Subprime Crisis
Supervised by: Leo Panitch, Ann Porter, Sam Gindin

Alexandre Brassard
October 21, 2010
Le nationalisme chez les artistes Québécois
Supervised by: Ken McRoberts, Martin Breaugh, Joyce Zemans

Adrienne Roberts
October 29, 2010
Governing Social Marginality: Towards a Feminist Political Economy of Poverty, Crime and Punishment
Supervised by: Isa Bakker, Stephen Gill, Ann Porter

Juliane Edler
December 7, 2010
The Wages of Germanness: Nationalism and Racism in the Making of the East German Working Class after Unification
Supervised by: David McNally, Himani Bannerji, Stefan Kipfer