Name Lev Marder
School School of Liberal Studies

Bachelor of Business Administration – International Business Management 

Bachelor of Business Administration – Accounting, Audit and Information Technology
Academic and Professional Designations Ph.D., University of California-Irvine
Title Associate Faculty
Courses Taught
  • CULT 72000 World Cultures 
  • SOC 1030 Sociology I
Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • Political and legal theory 
  • Identity politics, critical race theory, and theories of representation 
  • Politics of information, media, and knowledge.
Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities

Adjunct Professor of Political Science, Loyola Marymount University (2014-2015) 

8 years of teaching experience at universities including York University, University of Toronto and the University of California-Irvine
Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications


[2015] “Examination of Practices of Ignorance Conducive to Democracy Based on Rancierian Thought and Rortian Pragmatism” in Philosophy and Social Criticism.  

Conference Presentations:  

[2016] “Racial In/Justice: Revisiting The Charles Mills—Tommie Shelby Debate” at the Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities.
Additional Information I earned my PhD in Political Science at the University of California-Irvine and in the following September I joined Conestoga as a part-time faculty member.

My research focuses on the roles of knowledge and ignorance in contemporary political theories, ethics, democratic theory, and conflict resolution. I take a student-centered approach that integrates student experiences and perspectives into classroom learning.

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