Meghan B. Peterson

Ph.D. Candidate

Political Science

Research Interests

Public Law

  • constitutional law (focusing in particular on 4th, 5th, 6th Amendments)
  • law and society scholarship (focusing in particular on relationships between law and violence; undercover policing, the state, and subjectivities; cyberpolicing techniques and citizen-state relations)

Political Theory

  • state of emergency, state of exception analyses
  • technologies of power in emergent social terrains such as cyberspace
  • language games, social networking, subject empowerment/disempowerment


M.A. in Political Science, University of Connecticut
B.A. in Political Science, Hobart & William Smith Colleges (Geneva, NY)
B.A. in Religious Studies, Hobart & William Smith Colleges (Geneva, NY)

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