Dr. Keally McBride joined the Politics department in Fall 2007. She received her graduate degrees at University of California at Berkeley with a focus in political theory, and is happy to be back in the Bay Area after teaching at Cornell University, Tulane, Temple, and the University of Pennsylvania. She has published three books, Collective Dreams: Political Imagination and Community, Punishment and Political Order, and with Margaret Kohn, Political Theories of Decolonization: Postcolonialism and the Problem of Foundations. In summer 2016, Oxford University Press will publish Mr. Mothercountry: Colonialism and the Rule of Law.
Her current research is focused on the sharing and solidarity economies in the Bay Area, and understanding how different economic practices are evolving locally.
- Vice President, University of San Francisco Faculty Association
- Co-Director, The Tracy Seeley Center for Teaching Excellence
- Book Review Editor, Theory and Event
- UC Berkeley, PHD 2000
- UC Berkeley, MA 1993
- Mount Holyoke College, BA 1991
- Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania
- Postdoctoral Fellow, Cornell University
- Visiting Assistant Professor in Women's Studies, Tulane University
- Visiting Assistant Professor in Political Science, Temple University
- Social change and revolution
- European Politics
- Political Economy
- Contemporary Capitalism
- Colonization and Decolonization
- Policing and Punishment
- Selected Publications
Mr. Mothercountry: The Man Who Made the Rule of Law, Oxford University Press, 2016
Political Theories of Decolonization, co-author with Margaret Kohn, Oxford University Press, 2011.
Punishment and Political Order, University of Michigan Press, 2007.
Collective Dreams: Political Imagination and Community, Pennsylvania State University Press, 2005.