Dr Adam Fusco
Associate Lecturer in Political Theory

Profile

Biography

Adam Fusco’s research and teaching focuses on topics in contemporary political theory, political philosophy, and the history of political thought. Adam is particularly interested in republican and democratic political theory, with a specific focus on the politics of self-determination, secession, and constitutional innovation and reform.

Adam completed his doctoral thesis “Freedom and Political Status: A Republican Theory and Critique of the Politics of Self-Determination” in the Politics Department, University of York in 2016 and is now an Associate Lecturer in Political Theory.

Research

Overview

Adam’s research concentrates on the following areas:

  • Political Theory
  • Neo-Republicanism
  • Non-Domination, Democracy and Constitutions
  • Structural Domination
  • Secession
  • Self-Determination
  • Irish Unionist and Republican Political Thought
  • Northern Ireland Constitutional Politics

Teaching

Undergraduate

  • Dissertation
  • The Idea of Liberty
  • Contemporary Political Philosophy
  • Introduction to Political Theory

Postgraduate

  • Political Research and Analysis

Publications

Selected publications

(2019) 'Is Irish Reunification Republican?' in C. Fischer & A. Mahon (Ed.) Philosophical Perspectives on Contemporary Ireland. London: Routledge.

(2014) ‘After the Referendum’, Renewal, 22 (1-2), pp.38-46.

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Contact details

Dr Adam Fusco
Department of Politics
University of York
YORK
YO10 5DD

Tel: 01904 323562

adam.fusco@york.ac.uk

Feedback and guidance hours (Autumn term): Mondays 11:00-12:00 & Fridays 9:00-10:00