Dr. Hasmet Uluorta

Assistant Professor

Trent University, 1600 West Bank Drive
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 7B8, Canada

Champlain College G35
Phone: (705) 748-1011 x6006
Fax: 705-748-1047

E-mail: huluorta@trentu.ca

Website: www.workingalternatives.net



Dr. Hasmet M. Uluorta is an Assistant Professor of Political Studies and International Development Studies at Trent University in Peterborough, Canada. He was a lecturer and Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of International Studies at the University of Miami. He has been a Visiting Scholar in the Politics Department of the University of California, Santa Cruz, and was the Associate Director of the Center on Ethics at Stanford University. Dr. Uluorta's scholarly interests include globalization, theories of international relations, global political economy, development theory, and employment and work strategies. His recent research focuses on the U.S. model of development, seeking to clarify why consent may be forthcoming despite the existence of hyper-contradictions. Dr. Uluorta is the author of the 2009 book The Social Economy: Working Alternatives in a Globalizing Era, which was recently published in paperback by Routledge Press. He is on the editorial board of the journal Globalizations.


Courses teaching in 2014-15:


POST 1001H/FA: Politics and Power in the Global Age: Introduction

POST 2230H/FA: World Politics

POST 4255H/WI:  Globalization Politics of Work

Recent Publications


Globalization Now: Global Orders and Societal Transformations (Cognella Academic Publishing: 2012). 

“In Pursuit of the ‘Knowledge Worker’: Educating for World Risk Society.” International Studies in Sociology of Education. v. 19. n. 1. Nov 2009.

The Social Economy: Working Alternatives in a Globalizing Era (Routledge: 2009). 

“The Social Economy: Or Why We Can’t All Be Knowledge Workers.” The Social Issues Collection: A Routledge/University Readers Custom Library for Teaching. 2008.

“Welcome to the ‘All-American’ Fun House: Hailing the Disciplinary Neo-liberal Non-subject.” Millennium. vol. 36, no. 2 April 2008.