Faculty

Torrey Shanks

Office Location

MW 226

Phone Number

416-287-7321

Email Address

torrey.shanks@utoronto.ca

Area Group(s)

  • Political Theory

Education

  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley
  • Ph.D., Northwestern University

Torrey Shanks

Assistant Professor

Biography

Torrey Shanks, B.A. (UC Berkeley), Ph.D. (Northwestern)
Primary research interest is in the history of political thought, feminist theory, early modern political thought, and language and politics. Current research examines rhetorics of property and possession in political critique. Author of Authority Figures: Rhetoric and Experience in John Locke’s Political Thought (2014) and articles in Political Theory and Theory and Event.

Research Interests

  • History of Political Thought
  • Early Modern Political Philosophy
  • Feminist Theory