About
Residency Dates
  • Jan 3rd 2019 to Jan 18th 2019
  • Jan 1st 2017 to Jan 31st 2017
  • Jan 1st 2018 to Jan 26th 2018
Region
USA

Daniel Bertrand Monk holds the George R. and Myra T. Cooley
Chair in Peace and Conflict Studies at Colgate University, where he is a
professor of Geography and Middle-Eastern and Islamic Studies. He is the author
of An Aesthetic Occupation as well as
a number of other studies on the Israel-Palestine conflict, Middle East wars,
the post-conflict environments, refugees and humanitarianism. Together with
Mike Davis he has edited Evil Paradises:
The Dreamworlds of Neoliberalism
(New Press, 2007). Together with Jacob
Mundy he has also edited The
Post-Conflict Environment: Intervention and Critique
(University of
Michigan Press, 2014).  Monk has been
awarded a Mac-Arthur Foundation Fellowship in International Peace and Security,
as well as a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship for his research on contemporary
conflict. Originally trained as an architect, Monk is now working on “The
Global Shelter Imaginary,” a critical analysis of the way that the
international humanitarian order generates and publicizes proposals to house
the planet’s displaced populations.