About Professor Sujatha Fernandes

Fernandes combines social theory and political economy with in-depth engaged, ethnography of global social movements. She specializes in themes of neoliberalism, state theory, global black culture, storytelling, and migrant labor, with an area focus on the Americas.

Sujatha Fernandes is a Professor of Political Economy and Sociology at the University of Sydney, which she joined in 2016. Previously she was a Professor of Sociology at Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York. Before this, she was a Wilson-Cotsen Fellow at Princeton University’s Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts (2003 – 2006). She has a PhD in Political Science from the University of Chicago.