George Ciccariello-Maher

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George Ciccariello-Maher "is a writer, radical political theorist, and currently Ph.D. candidate in Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, who has taught radical theory and politics at U.C. Berkeley, San Quentin State Prison, and the Venezuelan School of Planning in Caracas. He holds a B.A. in Government and Economics from St. Lawrence University, a B.A. Hons. and M.A. in Social and Political Sciences from St. John’s College, University of Cambridge, and an M.A. in Political Science from U.C. Berkeley.

"He is currently completing two projects: a dissertation on violence and revolutionary identity in French syndicalist Georges Sorel and black revolutionary Frantz Fanon; and a book-length history of revolutionary movements in Venezuela entitled We Created Him: A People’s History of the Bolivarian Revolution (under contract with Duke University Press). He is also currently editing volumes on decolonial philosophy and international hip-hop.

"His dispatches have appeared in Counterpunch, MR Zine, ZNet, Venezuela Analysis, Alternet, MediaLeft, The SF Bayview, and Wiretap Magazine. His articles have appeared or are forthcoming in Theory & Event, Qui Parle, Monthly Review, Radical Philosophy Review, Listening, Journal of Black Studies, Human Architecture, and The Commoner.

"He is an avid translator of Latin American decolonial theory, having translated several books and dozens of articles by thinkers like Enrique Dussel, Immanuel Wallerstein, Anibal Quijano, and Santiago Castro-Gomez, among others." [1]

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  1. Home, George Ciccariello-Maher, accessed November 16, 2009.