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Forrest Perry, Ph.D.

Vanderbilt University, 2007

Forrest Perry earned his doctorate at Vanderbilt University, where he also worked for the Center for Teaching, the Writing Studio, and the Center for Ethics. He specializes in social and political philosophy, with research and teaching interests in issues related to political economy, the environment, and education.

In his dissertation, which he is currently developing into a series of articles, Professor Perry used the work of Pierre Bourdieu, John Dewey, and others to examine widely held views about freedom and capitalism. His article on "The Class Dimension of Hip Rebellion" will soon be published in Rethinking Marxism. He also has book reviews in Monthly Review and Teaching Philosophy. He is currently writing an article on how to regulate property in ideas and the means of production.