Bernardo Zacka is an assistant professor of political science at MIT. A political theorist with an interest in ethnographic methods, his research focuses on the people and spaces that mediate our encounters with the state.



nardoz [at] mit.edu
__

Prior to joining MIT, Bernardo was a junior research fellow at Christ’s College, Cambridge and a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Ethics in Society at Stanford. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Government at Harvard and holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT.

__

Bernardo’s first book, When the State Meets the Street, came out with Harvard University Press in 2017. You can read more about it here, and find related articles in The Atlantic and the Boston Review.

__

For the schedule of the MIT Workshop in Social and Political Theory, and to join the mailing list, please see our website.