Ben Nienass


Assistant Professor, California State University San Marcos, Department of Political Science

Reclaiming Memory and Mourning: Grievability and Resistance in Mexico.

Benjamin Nienass is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at California State University San Marcos and will join the Humanities Center at the University of Rochester as a Research Fellow in Fall 2017. His research has appeared inSocial Research, Politics & Society, and The Review of Politics, among other journals. He is also the co-editor of SilenceScreen, and Spectacle: Rethinking Social Memory in the Age of Information (Berghahn Books, 2014, Paperback in 2016), as well as the co-editor of several special journal issues related to collective memory. He received his PhD from the Department of Politics at the New School for Social Research in New York.