Kevin B. Anderson

Professor of Sociology, Political Science, and Feminist Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara

Kevin B. Anderson

Kevin B. Anderson is a Professor of Sociology, Political Science, and Feminist Studies at University of California, Santa Barbara. Before coming to UCSB, he was a Professor of Political Science, Sociology and Women’s Studies at Purdue University and earlier, a Professor of Sociology at Northern Illinois University. He holds an MA and a PhD in Sociology from the City University of New York Graduate Center, and a BA in History from Trinity College, Hartford. His research and teaching interests are in social and political theory, especially Marx, Hegel, Marxist humanism, the Frankfurt School, Foucault, and the Orientalism debate. He has also written on critical criminological theory. Writing from a dialectical and humanist perspective, his work has concentrated on the Marxist, Critical Theory, post-structuralist, and post-colonial traditions and on the intersections of class, race, gender, and sexuality with social theory.

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Articles

Marxism and Freedom after Sixty Years, for Yesterday and Today

August 4th, 2018

It is the sixtieth anniversary of the of Raya Dunayevskaya’s Marxism and Freedom, a work both of its time and out of joint with its time, in the sense that it was ahead of its time. First published in 1958 at the height of the Cold War but not long after the Hungarian Revolution of […]

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