Marek D. Steedman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Director of American Studies

Marek D. Steedman is associate professor of Political Science at the University of Southern Mississippi. He received a PhD in political theory from the University of Michigan. His book, Jim Crow Citizenship (Routledge 2012), examines the relation between race and the liberal and republican traditions in American political thought. He has published in Du Bois Review, Politics, Groups, and Identities, Historical Reflections and Poroi, as well as the edited volumes Lotman and Cultural Studies (University of Wisconsin Press 2006) and Gender and Slave Emancipation in the Atlantic World (Duke University Press 2005).

Steedman serves on the executive board of the New Orleans Research Collaborative, and leads its race bibliography team.

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Find information about the courses he teaches at the following links: Political theory, Southern Politics, Honors American Government, Great Issues of Politics

Find information about the American Studies BA program.

Curriculum Vitae (3 page PDF)