Igor Shoikhedbrod

4071 Mulroney Hall
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Igor Shoikhedbrod is an Assistant Professor of Political Theory in the Department of Political Science at St. Francis Xavier University. He obtained his PhD at the University of Toronto in 2018, his M.A in Political Science from York University in 2011, and he also holds a B.A from the University of Toronto with a concentration in Ethics, Society, and Law. His doctoral dissertation was awarded the Stephen E. Bronner Dissertation award in 2019 "for an outstanding Political Science dissertation finished within the previous year of the American Political Science Association Meeting which exemplifies the commitment to use scholarship in the struggle for a better world." Prior to his appointment at St. Francis Xavier University,  Igor taught courses in political theory, legal theory, ethics, law, and political economy at Dalhousie University, as well as at the University of Toronto, where he won two awards for teaching excellence.  Igor is the author of Revisiting Marx’s Critique of Liberalism: Rethinking Justice, Legality and Rights (2019) with Palgrave Macmillan, as well as several scholarly articles in Contemporary Political Theory, The Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Critical Analysis of Law, Critical Horizons, The Hegel Bulletin, The Owl of Minerva, and the Marx and Philosophy Review of Books. He has additional articles and reviews forthcoming in History of Political Thought, Political Studies Review, New Political Science, and the Canadian Journal of Political Science. Igor is currently working on a second book project, which focuses on global financial capitalism and the crises of legal form. 



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Dr. Igor Shoikhedbrod
Department of Political Science
St. Francis Xavier University
2330 Notre Dame Avenue
Antigonish, NS
B2G 2W5



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