Jane Gordon



Jane Gordon: What can Contemporary Slavery teach us about Human Relations?
Associate Professor, University of Connecticut


Jane Gordon teaches in Political Science and Africana Studies with affiliation in El Instituto at UCONN-Storrs. She previously taught in the Department of Political Science at Temple University, where she was a 2009-2010 faculty fellow at the Center for the Humanities. Gordon is the author of such books as Why They Couldn’t Wait, which was listed by the Gotham Gazette as one of the four best books on civil rights in the past 40 years, Creolizing Political Theory, and the co-authored Of Divine Warning: Reading Disaster in the
Modern Age. Her co-edited work includes A Companion to AfricanAmerican Studies, Not Only the Master’s Tools, and Creolizing Rousseau. She is President of the Caribbean Philosophical Association.