Anne McNevin

Anne McNevin is Associate Professor of Politics at the New School for Social Research. Her research interests include the contemporary transformation of sovereignty, citizenship and political community with a particular focus on displacement, mobility, borders, and the global governance of migration. Her work also examines spatiality and temporality in world politics, and she teaches courses across this spectrum of interests.

Anne is author of Contesting Citizenship: Irregular Migrants and New Frontiers of the Political (Columbia University Press, 2011), associate editor of Citizenship Studies. Her recent work on the governmentality of migration management in the Indonesian context can be found in International Political Sociology and Security Dialogue. And a recent article on learning to live with irregular migration can be found in Citizenship Studies.


Current courses taught include

  •      Political Belonging
  •      Writing Global Politics
  •      Transnational Border Lab: Theory, Practice and Scholar-Activism
  •      Time and World Politics
  •      Global Politics Field Seminar.

Before joining The New School, Anne was based at Monash University as a Lecturer in Politics and International Relations. She received her PhD in Politics and International Relations from the Australian National University and was a postdoctoral research fellow in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies, RMIT University, Melbourne.