Andrew J. Douglas

Andrew JDouglas is a professor of political science at Morehouse College. A political theorist, his work is concerned with theories and histories of Black radicalism, capitalism, money, labor, and debt. Douglas is the author of three books: Prophet of Discontent: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Critique of Racial Capitalism (2021), coauthored with Jared Loggins; W.E.B. Du Bois and the Critique of the Competitive Society (2019); and In the Spirit of Critique: Thinking Politically in the Dialectical Tradition (2013). Articles and other writings have appeared in, among other outlets, The Du Bois ReviewThe C.L.R. James Journal, Constellations, Philosophy and Social Criticism, Contemporary Political Theory, The Review of Politics, Boston Review, Academe, Money on the Left, and Political TheoryDouglas was a 2016-2017 residential research fellow at the Whitney Humanities Center at Yale University. He is a member of the AAUP’s Committee on Historically Black Institutions and served for four years as chair of the Morehouse faculty council. Douglas received his B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia.