Dr. Geoffrey Whitehall


PhD in Political Science (University of Hawaii, 2004), MA in CSPT (UVic, 1998),
BA in Geography (Carleton University, 1996).


International Relations, Contemporary and Continental Political Theory, Popular Culture and World Politics, Political Theory of War and Peace, Subjectivity and Sovereignty, Biopolitics and Resistance, Discourses of Time and Space.



Selected Publications

“Warring Immunities: Scorched, Esposito, Beyond Catastrophe” in Antonio Calcagno and Inna Viriasova (Eds.) Roberto Esposito: Biopolitics and Philosophy (New York: Sunny Press, 2018)

“The Aesthetics of Triage: Towards life Beyond Survival” in Jennifer Lawrence and Sarah Wiebe, Eds.., Biopolitical Disaster (Routledge: London, 2017)

“The Paradox of Crisis and the Importance of Being Indifferent” in Nevzat Soguk and Scott Nelson, eds., Ashgate Research Companion to Modern Theory, Modern Power, World Politics (Surrey: Ashgate, 2016)

“Pre-emptive Global Biopolitics and the ProMED Network” in Resilience: International Policies, Practices and Discourses (January, 2015)

“Movement and Human Logistics: pre-emption, technology and fascism” in Ried. J. and Evans. B., eds. Fascism in all its Forms (London: Routledge, 2013)

“The International Aesthetic of the Yasukuni Jinja and Yûshûkan Museum” in Shapiro. M., and Opondo. S., eds., Violent Cartographies: Mapping Colonial and Postcolonial Cultures of War and Identity  (New York: Routledge, 2012)

“The Aesthetic Emergency of the Avian flu Affect” in Bruce Magnusson and Zahi Zalloua. eds., Contagion. (Seattle: University of Washington Press, in association with Whitman College, 2012).

“Making Citizens in Magnaville Katrina Refugees and Neoliberal Self-Governance,” (with Cedric Johnson) in Cedric Johnston, ed., The Neoliberal Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, Late Capitalism, and the Remaking of New Orleans (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2011)

“Preemptive Sovereignty and Avian States of Emergency” in Theory and Event Vol. 13 No 2, 2010