Dr. Keally McBride joined the Politics department in Fall 2007.
She received her graduate degrees at University of California at
Berkeley with a focus in political theory, and is happy to be back
in the Bay Area after teaching at Cornell University, Tulane,
Temple, and the University of Pennsylvania. She has published two
books, Collective Dreams: Political Imagination and
Community, andPunishment and Political Order. Her
current research is on political theories of decolonization;
investigating how ideas of liberation can change our views on
global politics and also our understanding of power and social
She enjoys both teaching and writing, and even teaching writing.
She offers classes in Introduction to Political Theory, Feminist
Politics and Theory, Citizenship and Globalization, American
Political Thought, Theories of Justice, and Comparative Western
Program Director | Peace and Justice Studies