Bonnie Honig is an Affiliated Research Professor at the American Bar Foundation and the Nancy Duke Lewis Professor of Modern Culture and Media and Political Science (and Religious Studies and Theater and Performance Studies, by courtesy) at Brown University.
Honig is author of Political Theory and the Displacement of Politics (Cornell University Press, 1993), which won the Best First Book in Political Theory prize from the Foundations of Political Theory section of the American Political Science Association; Democracy and the Foreigner (Princeton University Press, 2001); Emergency Politics: Paradox, Law, Democracy (Princeton University Press, 2009), which won the David Easton Award from the Foundations of Political Theory section of the American Political Science Association; Antigone, Interrupted (Cambridge University Press, 2013); and Public Things: Democracy in Disrepair (Fordham University Press, 2017). She has edited or coedited several collections, including Feminist Interpretations of Hannah Arendt (Penn State University Press, 1995) and Politics, Theory, and Film: Critical Encounters with Lars von Trier (Oxford University Press, 2016). Her articles have appeared in Arethusa, New Literary History, Political Theory, Theory and Event, Social Text, Differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies, and American Political Science Review, among others.
Honig has been interviewed by the Nation and Polity in print and by several podcasts, including the Cogut Institute’s Meeting Street and Why We Argue. From 2017 to 2018, she served as the Inaugural Cranor Phi Beta Kappa Scholar, and she is currently an affiliate of the Digital Democracy Group at Simon Fraser University.