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Wendy Brown

Wendy Brown is Class of 1936 First Chair of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, where she is also affiliated with the Department of Rhetoric and the Critical Theory Program. She is the author, most recently, of Regulating Aversion: Tolerance in the Ageof Identity and Empire, Edgework: Critical Essays on Knowledge and Politics, and Politics Out of History.

Titles by This Author

Why do walls marking national boundaries proliferate amid widespread proclamations of global connectedness and despite anticipation of a world without borders? Why are barricades built of concrete, steel, and barbed wire when threats to the nation today are so often miniaturized, vaporous, clandestine, dispersed, or networked?