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Omar Dahbour
Campus Affiliation: Hunter College
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. (Philosophy) City University of New York; Ph.D. (History) University of Chicago
Research Interests: Political Philosophy (esp. global ethics & territorial justice), Late Modern Philosophy (esp. Hegel & Marx), Environmental Philosophy, Marxist & Critical Theory, Philosophy of History, Philosophy of Music

Courses Recently Taught

  • Environmental Philosophy (2019)
  • Ecology and Political Theory (2016)
  • Cosmopolitanism and Sovereignty (Fall 2014)
  • Philosophy of History (Spring 2013)
  • Hegelian Ethics (Fall 2011)

Recent Publications
Review of Dilek Huseyinzadegan, Kant’s Nonideal Theory of Politics, in Journal of the History of Philosophy (forthcoming)
“Justice, Social not Global,” Radical Philosophy Review (2019)
“On the Ecological Blindspot in the Territorial Rights Debate,” Territory, Politics, Governance (2019); reprinted in John Agnew, The Confines of Territory (Routledge, forthcoming)
“Rethinking Environmental Justice,” Phi on New York ( (2019)
“Marx and Political Ecology,” (2018)
“Totality, Reason, Dialectics: The Importance of Hegel for Critical Theory from Luk√°cs to Honneth,” in Michael Thompson (ed.), Palgrave Handbook of Critical Theory (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)
“Self-Determination and Power-Sharing in Israel/Palestine,” Ethnopolitics (2016); reprinted in Karl Cordell et al. (eds.), The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: The Politics of Stalemate (Routledge, 2017)
Self-Determination without Nationalism: A Theory of Postnational Sovereignty (Temple University Press, 2013; paperback, 2014)
“National Rights, Minority Rights, and Ethnic Cleansing,” in Grace Cheng (ed.), Nationalism and Human Rights (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012)
“Radical Global Justice: A New Paradigm?,” Public Affairs Quarterly (2012)
“Imperialism” and “Nationalism,” in Deen Chatterjee (ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Justice (Springer, 2012)