Justin Theodra

Ph.D. Candidate


BA Economics, UC Irvine; MSc Development Studies, SOAS University of London

Research Interests

International historical sociology, international political economy, Marxism and critical theory, imperialism, revolutions, commercial capital, ecologically unequal exchange, Belt and Road Initiative, Indonesia, Southeast Asia.


I am a Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science at the University of Connecticut interested in international historical sociology and critical theory, specifically Indonesia in the longue durée and Marxist theories of imperialism. I have published in International Critical ThoughtMonthly Review, The Review of International Political Economy and press outlets like Morning Star, Fight Racism Fight Imperialism, Countercurrents, Dissident Voice and Truthout. I organize the UConn Capital Reading Group and am a member of the ad-hoc steering committee for the international of workers and peoples. 

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