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Dr. Juliet Hooker

Juliet Hooker

Department of Government

Signature Course – Race, Nation, & Empire

Dr. Hooker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Government. Professor Hooker’s research interests include Contemporary Political Theory, Democratic Theory, Feminist Theory, Comparative Political Theory, Latin American Political Thought, Critical Race Theory, and Latin American Politics, especially Afro- descendant and Indigenous politics.

She teaches courses in Feminist Theory, Race and Democracy, Nationalism and Citizenship, Latin American Political Thought, and U.S.-Central America Relations.

Her most recent awards include a Visiting Fellowship at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame, and a Junior Scholar in the Study of Democracy in Latin America Grant from the Latin American Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Ford Foundation.

Professor Hooker’s first book, entitled Race and the Politics of Solidarity, is forthcoming from Oxford University Press. Her articles on multicultural citizenship, race and nationalism, and Afro-descendant social movements in Latin America have appeared or are forthcoming in the Journal of Latin American Studies, the Latin American Research Review, Tempo Social, and Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture and Society.