Sarah Surak Bio
Surak, Sarah (b. 1987), since 2017 Associate Professor at
Salisbury University in Salisbury, Maryland.
- Prof. Surak holds a joint appointment in the Departments of Political
Science and Environmental Studies. Her research spans the topics of
environmental political theory, social theory, civic engagement, and
critical public administration. She also serves as Co-Director of the
Institute for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement (PACE) at Salisbury
University. PACE is a non-partisan institute committed to
undergraduate learning that sparks interest in public affairs and civic
engagement, and acts as a resource center for local government,
nonprofits and public groups.
- Sarah organized the 2015 International Herbert Marcuse Society conference, which was held at Salisbury University.
- Salisbury Civic
Engagement Across the Curriculum Surak webpage
- Surak's Twitter page
- 2013: "Recycling Reconsidered: The Present Failure and Future
Promise of Environmental Action in the United States," in: New
Political Science 35:1(1 March 2013), pp.150-153.
- 2016: "To the Perfection of Waste: Utopian Visions and Reimagining
Managing," in: Administrative Theory & Praxis 38:1(2
January 2016), pp. 5-18.
- 2016: "Capitalist Logics, Pollution Management, and the Regulation
of Harm: Economic Responses to the Problem of Waste Electronics," in Capitalism
Nature Socialism 27:1(2016), 106-122. (Taylor
& Francis page)
- 2016: "Displaying Garbage: Installations as Spaces of Domination and
Resistance," in: New Political Science, 38:4(1 October
2016), pp. 533-546.
- 2018: Marcuse in the Twenty-First Century: Radical Politics,
Critical Theory, and Revolutionary Praxis (Routledge, 2018),
co-edited with Robert Kirsch. (Originally published in New
Political Science) amazon