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Kenneth J. Surin

Professor Emeritus of Literature
Box 90670, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708-0670
101F Science Building, Duke East Campus, Durham, NC 27708


(Ph.D. Birmingham, England, 1977) is Professor of Literature and Professor of Religion and Critical Theory. He trained initially as an analytical philosopher. His teaching areas include anglophone literatures outside England, philosophy (both analytical and continental), critical theory, marxism, state theory, and international political economy.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor Emeritus of Literature · 2018 - Present Literature, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Education, Training & Certifications

University of Birmingham (United Kingdom) · 1977 Ph.D.
University of Reading (United Kingdom) · 1972 B.A.