Dr. Chamseddine Mnasri

Title:Assistant Professor
Room #:2064
Ext. #:1856

Fields of Interest:

Political Theory; Political Philosophy; Marxism; International Relations Theory; British Political History


Ph.D., Politics and International Relations, University of Leicester, UK, 2007.
M.A., European Studies, University of Portsmouth, UK, 1999.
B.A., English Studies, Tunis University, 1995
Chamseddine Mnasri is an Assistant Professor of Political theory. He worked in University of Tunis (Tunisia) for 15 years. He has also taught distance-learning courses for the University of Leicester, and supervised and co-supervised several MA dissertations. He has published articles, book chapters, book reviews and two books. He is member of the Marxism Specialist Group of the British Political Studies Association, and he is currently working on a project (Emancipatory Politics) launched in 2013 by the British Academy. He is interested in supervising students in the areas of political theory, political philosophy, Marxism, International Relations theory and North African politics and history.

Selected Publications:

  • Reinterpreting the Soviet System: Leviathan Revolution, ProQuest LLC, Ann Arbor, 2013.
  • The Return of the Arab Revolution, with Alex Callinicos, International Socialism, London, 2011. (Book translated into several languages).
  • The Utopia of Revolution” in Utopias (book chapter), University of Manouba Press, 2010 pp. 107-123.
  • Review of the book The Demise of Marxism-Leninism in Russia by Archie Brown, Studies in Marxism, Vol. 11, 2007, pp. 139-143.
  • Marx: from Humanism to Materialism'', Les cahiers de Tunisie / revue de sciences humaines, faculty des sciences humanness et socials de Tunis, 2003, pp. 93-110.