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I’m a professor of political science at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center. I’m the author of The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Sarah Palin and Fear: The History of a Political Idea. I also blog at Crooked Timber and Jacobin. I live in Brooklyn with my wife, daughter, and too many cats. Contact me at corey.robin@gmail.com.

 

 

 

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Corey Robin is a professor of political science at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center. He is the author of Fear: The History of a Political Idea and The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Sarah Palin. His articles have appeared in the American Political Science Review, Social Research, the London Review of Books, Harper’s, The New York Times and The Nation. His writings have been translated into French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Greek, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Latvian, and Romanian. Robin has received many grants and awards, including the Best First Book in Political Theory Award from the American Political Science Association, and fellowships from the Russell Sage Foundation, the American Council of Learned Societies and Princeton University’s Center for Human Values. He is currently writing a book on the political theory of capitalism, from the French Revolution to neoliberalism. Robin is an active blogger, both at his eponymous blog and at Crooked Timber.

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  1. Corey Robin - August 1, 2011

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  2. Depression, Debt Ceilings, and Derivatives « Ph.D. Octopus - August 5, 2011

    [...] The conversation, initiated by Brooklyn College and CUNY Graduate Center political theorist Corey Robin, came in response to Glenn Greenwald‘s latest critique of the president. Greenwald contends [...]

  3. Philip Pilkington: The Reactionary Mind – The Truth About Conservatism; An Interview with Corey Robin Part I « naked capitalism - January 4, 2012

    [...] Corey Robin teaches political science at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center. His latest book, The Reactionary Mind, is available from Amazon.com. [...]

  4. The Reactionary Mind – The Truth About Conservatism: An Interview with Corey Robin Part II « naked capitalism - January 5, 2012

    [...] Corey Robin teaches political science at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center. His latest book, The Reactionary Mind, is available from Amazon.com. [...]

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  7. Morning Feature – The Reactionary Mind, Part I: Lord of the Manor | BPI Campus - August 29, 2013

    […] Corey Robin teaches political science at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center. In addition to The Reactionary Mind, Dr. Robin is the author of Fear: The History of a Political Idea. His articles have appeared in the New York Times, Harper’s, the London Review of Books, and elsewhere. He studied at Oxford University and Princeton before earning his Ph.D at Yale, and blogs at Crooked Timber and Jacobin. […]

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