Situating Genealogies of Terrorism

  • Cressida J. Heyes

Author Biography

Cressida J. Heyes
Dr. Cressida J. Heyes holds an HM Tory Chair and is Professor of Political Science and Philosophy at the University of Alberta. She is the author or editor of six books, including the monographs Anaesthetics of Existence: Essays on Experience at the Edge (Duke University Press 2020), and Self-Transformations: Foucault, Ethics, and Normalized Bodies (Oxford University Press, 2007).


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