Ewa Atanassow in conversation with Daniel Smilov

Presentation of her new book Tocqueville's Dilemmas and Ours: Sovereignty, Nationalism, Globalization.

Ewa Atanassow holds a PhD from the University of Chicago, an MA in Psychology from Jagiellonian University in Krakow, and was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Management at Harvard University.

She teaches history of political ideas at Bard College Berlin.

Her research focuses on questions of nationality and democratic citizenship, with an emphasis on Tocqueville.

She is also co-author with Richard Boyd of Tocqueville and the Frontiers of Democracy (Cambridge University Press, 2013);

with Alan S. Kahan on Liberal Moments: Reading Liberal Texts (Bloomsbury Academic, 2017);

and with Thomas Bartscherer and David Bateman on When the People Rule: Popular Sovereignty in Theory and Practice (forthcoming from Cambridge UP).

Tocqueville's Dilemmas and Ours: Sovereignty, Nationalism, Globalization (Princeton University Press, 2022).