Faculty

Margaret (Peggy) Kohn

Office Location

SS 3118

Phone Number

416-946-0186

Fax Number

416-946-8069

Email Address

kohn@utsc.utoronto.ca

Area Group(s)

  • Political Theory

Education

  • MESc, Williams College
  • M.A., Cornell University
  • Ph.D., Cornell University

Margaret (Peggy) Kohn

Professor

Biography

Primary research interests are in the areas of the history of political thought, critical theory, colonialism, and urbanism. She is currently working on a book entitled The Death and Life of the Urban Commonwealth. She is the author of Radical Space: Building the House of the People (Cornell University Press 2003), and Brave New Neighborhoods: The Privatization of Public Space (Routledge 2004) and Political Theories of Decolonization (with Keally McBride, Oxford University Press, 2011). Her articles have appeared in such journals as Political Theory, Journal of Politics, Polity, Dissent, Constellations, Theory & Event, and Philosophy and Social Criticism.

Research Interests

  • History of Political Thought
  • Critical Theory
  • Colonialism
  • Urbanism

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