The institute of Political Economy is pleased to announce we have 3 visitors for the 2022 – 2023 academic year.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Phil Henderson
September 2022 – August 2024

Phil Henderson is a settler, originally from Saugeen Anishinaabek territories and a PhD candidate in Political Science and Indigenous Nationhood at the University of Victoria. Upon completion of his dissertation, In and Against Canada, he will be joining the Institute of Political Economy at Carleton in September 2022 as a SSHRC-funded Postdoctoral Fellow. Phil’s postdoctoral project, The Army of (Re)Production and the Defenders of the Land, intends to study the interrelationships between Indigenous land/water defenders and (self-)organized workers in what’s presently Canada, with an interest in both their disjunctures and conjunctures.

Visiting Professor
Eid Mohamed
September 2022 – December 2022

Eid Mohamed holds a PhD in American Studies from George Washington University, USA. Mohamed’s work is located at the crossroads of several areas of inquiry in US-Middle East studies, literary, media and cultural studies. His recent publications include a sole-authored book on the role of Egyptian cultural and literary producers in mediating critiques of the US power and how one can historicize the Egyptian responses to power as well as the hopes and despairs of the Obama presidency and the Arab Spring (Arab Occidentalism, I.B. Tauris, 2015; and a new paperback edition in 2017), a co-edited volume about the 2011 Egyptian uprising and its aftermath (Egypt Beyond Tahrir Square, Indiana University Press, 2016), and a co-edited collection titled, “Arab Spring: Modernity, Identity and Change” (Palgrave, 2019). He has published more than twenty journal articles and book chapters and his work appears in New Media and Society, International Journal of Cultural Studies, Diaspora: A Journal of Transnational Studies, Journal of Refugee Studies, Refuge: Canada’s Journal on Refugees, Journal of Islamic and Muslim Studies and many others.

Visiting Professor
Ashima Sood
January 2023 – April 2023

Ashima Sood is an Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Centre for Urbanism and Cultural Economics at Anant National University. In 2022, she was also Urban Studies Foundation International Fellow and Visiting Research Fellow at the Oxford Department of International Development.

Lying at the intersection of institutional economics and urban and development studies, Sood’s work combines qualitative and quantitative methods to examine privatized forms of urban governance and urban informality in India through a political economy lens. Her research has received recognition and/or funding from the India Foundation of the Arts, the Azim Premji University Foundation, the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, the Centre de Sciences Humaines and the Regional Studies Association. A co-edited volume entitled India’s Greenfield Urban Future: The Politics of Land, Planning and Infrastructure is forthcoming at Orient BlackSwan. She has served as International Corresponding Editor at Urban Studies, as part of the Editorial Board at the Journal of Urban Affairs, and as an editorial advisory group member with the Economic and Political Weekly’s Review of Urban Affairs. Her previous affiliations include the Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Hyderabad, NALSAR University and the Indian School of Business. She earned her PhD in Economics from Cornell University.