Agnes Czajka joined the Department of Politics and International Studies in 2013. Prior to joining the Open University she taught politics at Sabanci University in Turkey, and sociology at the American University in Cairo and the University College Cork in Ireland. Agnes received her M.A. in Political Economy from Carleton University in Ottawa, and her Ph.D. in Sociology from York University in Toronto.
Agnes’s research interests include contemporary social and political thought, continental political philosophy, democracy, citizenship, contentious politics, migrant and refugee politics, and European and Mediterranean politics. Agnes’s most recent books include Europe After Derrida: Crisis and Potentiality (Edinburgh University Press) and Democracy and Justice: Reading Derrida in Istanbul (Routledge). She has also written for Jadaliyya and openDemocracy.
A selection of my research publications can be viewed at The Open University's Open Research Online.