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Joshua Barkan

Joshua Barkan

Joshua Barkan

Joshua Barkan

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Joshua Barkan

Associate Professor

Email: jbarkan@uga.edu
Phone: 706-542-2110
Office: Geog-Geol Bldg, 210 Field Street, Athens, Georgia 30602, 104

Research Interests

critical social theory; legal and economic geography; corporations and sovereignty; globalization and state theory



  • Ph.D. (2006) University of Minnesota American Studies

Selected Publications


 Barkan, J., 2013. Corporate Sovereignty: Law and Government under Capitalism (Minneapolis, MN.: University of Minnesota Press)



Barkan, J., 2012. "Roberto Esposito's Political Biology and Corporate Forms of Life" Law, Culture, and the Humanities, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 84-101.

Barkan, J., 2011. "Law and the Geographic Analysis of Globalization" Progress in Human Geography, vol. 35, no. 5, pp. 589-607.

Barkan, J., 2010. "Liberal Government and the Corporate Person" Journal of Cultural Economy, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 53-68.

Barkan, J., 2009. "Use Beyond Value: Giorgio Agamben and a Critique of Capitalism" Rethinking Marxism, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 243-59.


Book Chapters

Barkan, J., 2012. "The Corporation as Disciplinary Institution" in T. Barnes, J. Peck, and E. Sheppard, eds. Wiley-Blackwell Companion in Economic Geography (Wiley-Blackwell)

Graduate Students


Sanchez, Cory