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Political Theory Colloquium: Desmond Jagmohan

When: Monday, January 9, 2023
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Central

Where: Scott Hall, 212, 601 University Place, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Graduate Students

Contact: Ariel Sowers   (847) 491-7454

Group: Department of Political Science

Category: Academic


Session details forthcoming.

Dr. Desmond Jagmohan is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. Like many Berkeley undergraduates, he has taken a circuitous path to academic life. Dr. Jagmohan was born and raised in Guyana. After migrating to Chicago at age sixteen, he served in the U. S. military before and during college. He specialize in the history of African American and American political thought, and hi current research and teaching interests include: the politics of deception; theories of property, slavery, and domination; and the ideas of nationalism and self-determination in black political thought. Dr. Jagmohan is completing his first book, Dark Virtues: Booker T. Washington’s Tragic Realism, which studies the politics of deception under Jim Crow.

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