Arash Abizadeh

Arash Abizadeh is an Associate Professor of Political Science at McGill University  Professor Abizadeh is a Rhodes Scholar and earned his B.A. in Political Science and Economics from the University of Winnipeg, M.Phil. in Politics from Oxford University, and Ph.D. in Government from Harvard University.

He specializes in contemporary political theory and the history of political philosophy and investigates topics spanning from democratic theory and questions of identity, nationalism, and cosmopolitanism; immigration and border control; to Hobbes and Rousseau.

Representative Publications

Abizadeh, Arash. “Publicity, Privacy, and Religious Toleration in Hobbes’s Leviathan.” Modern Intellectual History 10.02 (2013): 261-291.

Abizadeh, Arash. “On the Demos and its Kin: Nationalism, Democracy, and the Boundary
Problem.” American Political Science Review106.04 (2012): 867-882.

Abizadeh, Arash, Manish Pandey, and Sohrab Abizadeh. “Wage Competition and the Special-Obligations Challenge to More Open Borders.”Politics, Philosophy & Economics 14.3 (2015): 255-269.

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