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William T. Armaline

Armaline, William T.

Assistant Professor,  Justice Studies
Director, Minor in Human Rights

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Phone Number(s)
(408) 924-2935

Office Hours
Monday/Wednesday 3:00-4:30


  • Doctor of Philosophy. Univ Of Connecticut, 2007


William Armaline is an assistant professor working primarily in the fields of sociology, education, and human rights. His areas of interest include sustainable political economic and ecological theory, critical race theory and anti-racism, critical pedagogy and transformative education, critical ethnography, inequality and youth, prison abolition, and drug policy reform. His recent publications include: (1) Human Rights in Our Own Backyard: Injustice and Resistance in the United States (2011, UPenn. Press); (2) “What Will States Really Do for Us? The Human Rights Enterprise and Pressure from Below” (2009, Societies Without Borders, 4(3): 430-451); (3) Works on political economy, critical pedagogy, and transformative education in Accumulation of Freedom: Writings on Anarchist Economics (2012, AK Press), Contemporary Anarchist Studies (2009, Routledge), and Academic Repression (2009, AK Press).