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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.
- Adam Lupel and Ernesto Verdeja, eds., Responding to Genocide: The Politics of International Action (Boulder, Colo.: Lynne Rienner, 2013).
- James Cockayne and Adam Lupel, eds. Peace Operations and Organized Crime: Enemies or Allies? (London, UK: Routledge, 2011).
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).
- Adam Lupel, Globalization and Popular Sovereignty: Democracy’s Transnational Dilemma (London, UK: Routledge, 2009).
- Adam Lupel, “Global Crises and the Future of Transnational Democracy,” in Global Citizens in Charge: How Modern Direct Democracy Can Make Our Representative Democracies Truly Representative, edited by Jung-Ok Lee and Bruno Kaufmann (Seoul: Korea Democracy Foundation, 2009).
- Adam Lupel, "Tasks of a Global Civil Society: Held, Habermas and Democratic Legitimacy Beyond the Nation-State," Globalizations 2, No. 1 (May 2005).
- Adam Lupel, “Regionalism and Globalization: Post-nation or Extended Nation?” Polity 36, No. 2 (January 2004).
- “Balancing Sovereignty and Democracy at the UN,” September 16, 2013.
- “Political Alternatives to Military Action in Syria: Interview with Adam Lupel,” September 4, 2013.
- “Debating the Use of Force: When Should We Intervene to Stop Mass Atrocities,” July 22, 2013.
- “Sixth Summit of the Americas: What Are They Really Talking About,” April 13, 2012.
- “In the Shadow of Violence, it’s the Right vs the Right in Guatemalan Election,” November 4, 2011.
IPI is grateful to our generous friends and donors who provide both intellectual and financial support. Their contributions help us in a very practical way to achieve program objectives, and their leadership is an invaluable resource to our organization.
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