Professor Ronnie Lipschutz

July 29, 2011

Ronnie D. Lipschutz is Professor of Politics. During Fall term 2011, he will be a Velux Visiting Professor in the Department of Business and Politics at the Copenhagen Business School. He was a Visiting Professor of Politics and International Relations at Royal Holloway, University of London during 2009-10, and a Visiting Professor and Fellow in the Department of International Relations and Politics during 2002.He received his Ph.D. in Energy and Resources from UC-Berkeley in 1987 and an SM in Physics from MIT in 1978. He has been a faculty member at UCSC since 1990.

Lipschutz conducts research in and writes on a range of topics related to global political economy, including U.S. global economic and military policy and strategy, changing conceptions and practices of security, changing forms of war, global governance, global civil society and corporate social responsibility, environmental politics, and political economy and popular culture. His most recent books are Political Economy, Capitalism, and Popular Culture (Rowman & Littlefield, 2010), The Constitution of Imperium (Paradigm, 2008) and Globalization, Governmentality and Global Politics: Regulation for the Rest of Us? (Routledge, 2005) as well as a text co-authored with Mary Ann Tetreault, Global Politics as if People Mattered (Rowman & Littlefield, 2009, 2nd ed.). He is editor of Civil Socieities and Social Movements (Ashgate, 2006) and co-editor (with K. Ravi Raman) of Corporate Social Responsibility: Comparative Critiques (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010) and (with Gabriela Kutting) of Global Environmental Governanace-Power and Knowledge in a Local-Global World (Routledge, 2009). He is also author of, among other volumes, Global Environmental Politics: Power, Perspectives and Practice (Washington, D.C.:CQ Press, 2004), After Authority-War, Peace and Global Politics in the 21st Century (Albany, N.Y.:State University of New York Press, 2000) Cold War Fantasies-Film, Fiction and Foreign Policy (Lanham, Md.:Rowman & Littlefield, 2001) and Global Civil Society and Global Environmental Politics (Suny Press, 1996), and editor or co-editor of several other books.