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Stephanie Martens

Department of Politics

Assistant Professor

Email: smartens@yorku.ca
Primary website: https://stephaniemartens.academia.edu/

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Sessional Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, in the Department of Politics.
Professor of Political Science at Laurentian University (2013-2021).

Areas of research include Renaissance and early modern travel literature, Scholasticism and early Law of Nations, Foucauldian and Nietzschean perspectives on modernity and intellectual history, Critical Theory today, postcolonial studies.

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Dr. Stéphanie Martens is a Sessional Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, in the Department of Politics. Prior to her appointment, she was Professor of Political Science at Laurentian University (2013-2021). In 2020, she spent a trimester as Visiting Scholar at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

Dr. Martens grew up and completed her undergraduate studies in France, at the Institut d'Études Politiques de Rennes before moving to Canada for graduate studies. She holds a M.A. degree from the University of Saskatchewan and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Alberta. Her doctoral research studied the representations of the Americas in 16th and 17th century political and legal theory.

In 2016, she published The Americas in Early Modern Political Theory: States of Nature and Aboriginality (Palgrave MacMillan) and has published several chapters, in French and English, on Foucault, issues of interpretation and methods in intellectual history, the notion of civilization, or representations of savagery in Montaigne, Hobbes, and Rousseau. Her areas of research also include Renaissance and early modern travel literature, Scholasticism and early Law of Nations, Foucauldian and Nietzschean perspectives on modernity and intellectual history, Critical Theory today, postcolonial studies.

Degrees

PhD, University of Alberta
MA, University of Saskatchewan
IEP Diploma, Institut d'Études Politiques de Rennes

Research Interests

Politics and Government , Philosophy

Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/GLBL1000 6.0 C Introduction to Global Political Studies ONLN
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/POLS2000 6.0 A Perspectives on Politics LECT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/POLS2000 6.0 A Perspectives on Politics LECT
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/GLBL1000 6.0 C Introduction to Global Political Studies ONLN


Sessional Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, in the Department of Politics.
Professor of Political Science at Laurentian University (2013-2021).

Areas of research include Renaissance and early modern travel literature, Scholasticism and early Law of Nations, Foucauldian and Nietzschean perspectives on modernity and intellectual history, Critical Theory today, postcolonial studies.

Dr. Stéphanie Martens is a Sessional Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, in the Department of Politics. Prior to her appointment, she was Professor of Political Science at Laurentian University (2013-2021). In 2020, she spent a trimester as Visiting Scholar at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

Dr. Martens grew up and completed her undergraduate studies in France, at the Institut d'Études Politiques de Rennes before moving to Canada for graduate studies. She holds a M.A. degree from the University of Saskatchewan and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Alberta. Her doctoral research studied the representations of the Americas in 16th and 17th century political and legal theory.

In 2016, she published The Americas in Early Modern Political Theory: States of Nature and Aboriginality (Palgrave MacMillan) and has published several chapters, in French and English, on Foucault, issues of interpretation and methods in intellectual history, the notion of civilization, or representations of savagery in Montaigne, Hobbes, and Rousseau. Her areas of research also include Renaissance and early modern travel literature, Scholasticism and early Law of Nations, Foucauldian and Nietzschean perspectives on modernity and intellectual history, Critical Theory today, postcolonial studies.

Degrees

PhD, University of Alberta
MA, University of Saskatchewan
IEP Diploma, Institut d'Études Politiques de Rennes

Research Interests

Politics and Government , Philosophy


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/GLBL1000 6.0 C Introduction to Global Political Studies ONLN
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/POLS2000 6.0 A Perspectives on Politics LECT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/POLS2000 6.0 A Perspectives on Politics LECT
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/GLBL1000 6.0 C Introduction to Global Political Studies ONLN