David Jefferess

Assistant Professor, Department of Critical Studies

David Jefferess is an Assistant Professor of English and Cultural Studies in the Department of Critical Studies, UBC Okanagan. His primary teaching and research areas include postcolonial studies, global cultural studies, and peace studies. His first book, Postcolonial Resistance: Culture, Liberation, and Transformation was published by the University of Toronto Press in 2007. David has also published articles on child rights, development agency marketing, anti-globalization dissent, and African literature. His current research focuses upon discourses of responsibility and the construction of the “human” in contemporary discourses of globalization and global justice.