Author profile: Sheila Nair

Sheila Nair is Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Northern Arizona University, USA.

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Postcolonialism and Women of Colour

Sheila Nair • Sep 9 2019 • Student Features

Postcolonialism forces us to reckon with the everyday injustices and oppressions that can reveal themselves in the starkest terms through a particular moment of crisis.

Introducing Postcolonialism in International Relations Theory

Sheila Nair • Dec 8 2017 • Articles

Postcolonialism asks tough questions about how and why a hierarchical international order has emerged and challenges mainstream IR’s core assumptions about power and how it operates.

The Postcolonial/Public Intellectual

Sheila Nair • May 16 2013 • Articles

Seeking Europe’s affirmation of what counts as ‘philosophy’ or who counts as a ‘public intellectual’ matters less than pointing out that the standards used to measure who or what qualifies may never be met by postcolonial thought.

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