Professor Barbara Arneil

Subject: Politics

Department/institution: University of British Columbia, Canada 

Contact details: arneil@mail.ubc.ca

From September - December 2019


Research Interests

Professor Barbara Arneil (PhD, London) is interested in the areas of identity politics and the history of political thought. She has published a number of books including John Locke and America (OUP, 1996), Feminism and Politics (Blackwell,1999), and Diverse Communities: The Problem with Social Capital (CUP, 2006). She has published a co-edited book with Nancy Hirschmann on Disability and Political Theory (2016). Most recently she published a book entitled Domestic Colonies with OUP (2017), which was a co-winner of the 2018 American Political Science Association David Easton Prize, 2018 Canadian Political Science Association C.B. MacPherson Prize and the British Columbia Studies Association’s Weller Prize. Previous scholarly recognition includes the Harrison Prize (UK Political Studies Association award for best article in the journal Political Studies), Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship, and the UBC Killam Research and Teaching Prizes. In 2019-2020, she is the President of the Canadian Political Science Association.