George Ciccariello-Maher


"My research and teaching center on what could be called the “decolonial turn” in political thought, the moment of epistemic and political interrogation that emerges in response to colonialism and global social inequality."

Associate Professor Drexel University PA

Department of Politics
Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages

Drexel Faculty page


  • BA, Government and Economics, St. Lawrence University, 2001
  • BA, Honors/MA Social and Political Sciences, Cambridge University, 2003
  • MA, Political Science, University of California at Berkeley, 2004
  • PhD, Political Science, University of California at Berkeley, 2010


Colonialism, social movements, political theory, Latin America, and race and racism


Christmas eve, 2016 George Ciccariello-Maher tweeted this from his personal account. 

George Ciccariello-Maher white genocide

The above tweet was followed by others, such as: 

George Ciccariello-Maher tweets

George lectures on the effects of privilege while he attended some of the best universities. He was also able to put a 15,000 down payment on his first home by mortgage assistance program at Drexel University. 

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