Dr Simon Thompson

University of the West of England

Simon Thompson is Associate Professor in Political Theory at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK. He is author of The Political Theory of Recognition (2006) and co-editor of Global Justice and the Politics of Recognition (2013), The Politics of Misrecognition (2012), Politics and the Emotions (2012), Emotions, Politics and Society (2006), and Richard Rorty: Critical Dialogues (2001). He has co-edited special issues of Ethnicities (2012) and Res Publica (2012). He has also published articles in a wide range of journals including Constellations, Contemporary Political Theory, Ethnicities, European Journal of Political Theory, Philosophy and Social Criticism, Res Publica, and Social and Legal Studies. His current research focuses on the politics of religion, and the regulation of public space.

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