Dr. Geoffrey Whitehall

Geoffrey Whitehall

Office Location:

BAC 218

Contact Numbers:

Ph:  (902) 585-1288
Fax: (902) 585-1070








D. Phil. (Political Science, University of Hawaii, 2004)
M.A. (CSPT, UVIC, 1998)
B.A. (Geography, Carleton University, 1996)

Research/Teaching Interests:

  • International Relations
  • Contemporary and Continental Political Theory
  • Popular Culture and World Politics
  • Political Theory of War and Peace
  • Subjectivity and Sovereignty
  • Biopolitics and Resistance
  • Discourses of Time and Space

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Selected Publications:

“The Paradox of Crisis and the Importance of Being Indifferent” in Nevzat Soguk and Scott Nelson, eds., Ashgate Research Companion to Modern Theory, Modern Power, World Politics (Surrey: Ashgate, forthcoming 2016)

“Pre-emptive Global Biopolitics and the ProMED Network” in Resilience International Policies, Practices and Discourses (January, 2015)

“The Biopolitical Aesthetic: Toward a Post-Biopolitical Subject” in Critical Studies on Security (Special Issue: Late Warfare) Volume 1, Number 2, 2013

“Movement and Human Logistics: pre-emption, technology and fascism” in Ried. J. and Evans. B., eds. Fascism in all its Forms (London: Routledge, 2013)

“The International Aesthetic of the Yasukuni Jinja and Yûshûkan Museum” in Shapiro. M., and Opondo. S., eds., Violent Cartographies: Mapping Colonial and Postcolonial Cultures of War and Identity  (New York: Routledge, 2012)

“The Aesthetic Emergency of the Avian flu Affect” in Bruce Magnusson and Zahi Zalloua. eds., Contagion. (Seattle: University of Washington Press, in association with Whitman College, 2012).

“Making Citizens in Magnaville Katrina Refugees and Neoliberal Self-Governance,” (with Cedric Johnson) in Cedric Johnston, ed., The Neoliberal Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, Late Capitalism, and the Remaking of New Orleans (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2011)

“Preemptive Sovereignty and Avian States of Emergency” in Theory and Event Vol. 13 No 2, 2010