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Jack Turner III (he/him/they/them)

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Jack Turner is Professor of Political Science at the University of Washington. He specializes in modern political thought, the history of American political thought, democratic theory, and critical race studies. He is the author of Awakening to Race: Individualism and Social Consciousness in America (University of Chicago Press, 2012). With Melvin L. Rogers, he co-edited African American Political Thought: A Collected History (University of Chicago Press, 2021). His articles have appeared in a wide variety of journals, including Political Theory, American Political Science Review, and Modern Intellectual History. His two latest articles are “Whitman’s Undemocratic Vistas: Mortal Anxiety, National Glory, White Supremacy” (American Political Science Review, May 2023) and “Audre Lorde’s Anti-Imperial Consciousness” (Political Theory, April 2021). He is finishing a book titled Die Your Own Death: Walt Whitman's Existential Democracy.


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