Eddie Yuen

Visiting Faculty
eyuen@sfai.edu
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Eddie Yuen is a nationally recognized writer and speaker who is currently researching the political economy and cultural significance of extinction. His most recent work is on the discourse of climate change in the book "Catastrophism: The Apocalyptic Politics of Collapse and Rebirth", (2012).  He is the chief editor of two books on social movements and globalization and speaks at many political and academic conferences on race, urban studies, political economy and environmental crisis.  Yuen is a contributing producer for "Against the Grain",  a syndicated radio program featuring in-depth interviews with prominent critical thinkers.

Selected Publications: 

  • The Battle Of Seattle: The New Challenge to Capitalist Globalization.Eds. Eddie Yuen, Daniel Burton-Rose, and George Katsiaficas. Soft Skull Press, 2002.
  • Confronting Capitalism: Dispatches from a Global Movement. Eds. Eddie Yuen, Daniel Burton-Rose, and George Katsiaficas. Soft Skull Press, 2003.
  • “The convergence of the capitalist crisis and the ecological crisis.”Sum (a magazine published by the Royal Danish Academy of Art). November 2009.
  • “Normalizing Catastrophe: Cancun as Laboratory of the Future.”Upside Down World. December 2010.

Education: 

  • Masters, PhD (ABD), Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • BA, Development Studies, University of California, Berkeley

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