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Adam Lupel

Director of Publications and Senior Fellow | lupel@ipinst.org

Adam Lupel came to IPI in June 2006. He is responsible for directing the editing, production, and dissemination of all IPI books, policy reports, and related publications. Adam also maintains an active research agenda on issues of popular sovereignty, globalization, and the international politics of genocide.

Prior to joining IPI, Adam served as the Managing Editor of Constellations International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory, and taught classes in modern and contemporary political theory at the New School’s Eugene Lang College in New York City. A Spanish speaker, he has traveled widely through Latin America and has lived for extended periods in Nicaragua, Spain, and Belgium.

Adam graduated with a PhD in political theory from the New School for Social Research in January 2007, after defending his dissertation, “The People and the Globe: Popular Sovereignty between Globalizing Present and Cosmopolitan Future.” He also has an MA in liberal studies from the New School, and a BA in international relations with a concentration in Latin America from Boston University.

He tweets at @alupel.

Selected Publications


An earlier version of this manuscript was published as James Cockayne and Adam Lupel, eds. “Peace Operations and Organized Crime,” Special Issue, International Peacekeeping 16 No. 1 (February 2009).


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