Ian J. Seda-Irizarry

Ian J. Seda-Irizarry

Ian J. Seda-Irizarry
Assistant Professor
Phone number: 
212-393-6425
Room number: 
NB 9.63.10

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • M.A., Economics, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • M.A., Economics, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras
  • B.A., Business Administration, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
 

Bio

Assistant Professor Ian J. Seda-Irizarry teaches the following courses:

  • Eco 310: Economics in Historical Perspectives
  • Eco 213: Political Economy
  • Eco 101: Introduction to Economics and Global Capitalism
  • Eco 105: Understanding US Economics Data
  • Eco 405: Seminar in Economics
  • Eco 283 Political Economy of Development in the Caribbean
  • Eco 713: Political Economy (MA)
 
Apart from his academic work, he has published in semi-academic/popular outlets like New PoliticsClaridad, El Nuevo Día, Diálogo, 80grados, Jacobin, AbrePasoRevista Amauta, and teleSUR. Some of these writings can be accesed here.
 
Serves on the editorial board of the journal Rethinking Marxism and the internet magazine Herencia Latinaand is a founding member of the Asociación Puertorriqueña de Economía Política.
 
Has served as refereee for the following academic journals and publishing houses:

Cambridge Journal of Economics, Journal of Globalization and Development, Rethinking Marxism, Revista Cuadernos de Economía, Research in Political Economy, Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Pensamiento al Margen, Routledge

            

Publications

Problematizing the Global Economy: Financialization and the ‘Feudalization’ of capital (with Rajesh Bhattacharya), in Burczak et al (eds), Marxism without Guarantees: Economics, Knowledge, and Class, 329-345, forthcoming, October 2017.  

The Use of Dichotomies in Introductory Economics (with Mathieu Dufour), Review of Keynesian Economics, Vol. 5, No 4, 519-532, forthcoming, October 2017.

Developing Heterodox Economics Curriculum: The Case of John Jay College (with Geert Dhondt, Mathieu Dufour, and Jay Hamilton), American Review of Political Economy, Vol 11, No 2, 126-136, September 2017.

La Feudalización del Capital en la Era de la Financialización (with Rajesh Bhattacharya), Ambito de Encuentros, Vol 10, No 1, 7-29, May/June 2017.

Primitive Accumulation (with Rajesh Bhattacharya), in Brenner et al (eds), Handbook of Marxian Economics, Routledge, 144-154, March 2017.

Wealth Extraction, Governmental Servitude, and Social Desintegration in Colonial Puerto Rico (with Argeo Quiñones), New Politics, Vol 15, No 4, 91-98, 2016.

Review of The Marxism of Manuel Sacristán: From Communism to the New Social Movements, by Renzo Llorente (editor), Capital and ClassVol 40, No 1: 212-214, 2016.

Una Fiera de la Vida: Pablo Rieznik (1949-2015)Hic Rhodus: Crisis capitalistas, polémica y controversia, Vol 5, No 9, 69-71, 2015.

Re-centering Class in Critical Theory: A Tribute to Stephen A. Resnick (1938-2013) (with Rajesh Bhattacharya), Review of Radical Political EconomicsVol. 27, No 4, 669-678, 2015.

Revisiting Resnick and Wolff’s Reading of Overdetermination Rethinking Marxism, Vol.25, No 3, 305-310, 2013.

Review of America Beyond Capitalism, by Gar Alperovitz, Capital and Class, 2013, Vol 37, No 2, 325-328.

Review of Global Economic Slump: The Economics and Politics of Crisis and Resistance, by David McNally, Ambito de Encuentros, 2013, Vol. 6, No 1. 

Review of Dirigentes y Dirigidos: para leer los Cuadernos de la cárcel de Antonio Gramsci, by Manuel S. Almeida, Rethinking Marxism, March 2012, Vol. 24, No 2, 324-326.

Crisis, Class, and Cooperatives: Some comments on the USW-Mondragón  alliance Rethinking Marxism, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp 374-383, July 2011.

Review of Un resumen completo de el Capital de Marx, by Diego Guerrero, Cuadernos de Economía, 2011, Vol. 30, 2nd semester, No 55, 275-280.

Review of Reclaiming Marx’s Capital, by Andrew Kliman, Critique of Political Economy, 2011, Vol. 1.

The Role of Finance in the Latest Capitalist Crisis (with Özgür Orhangazi), in   Kawano et all eds., Solidarity Economy I: Building Alternatives for People and Planet. Center for Popular Economics, pp 65-74, June 2010.

Review of Capitalism Hits the Fan, by Richard D. Wolff , Cuadernos de Economía, 2010 Vol. 29, 1st semester, No 52, 237-243.

Review of New Departures in Marxian Theory, by Stephen Resnick and Richard Wolff, Review of Radical Political Economics, December 2009, Vol.  41, No. 4, 581-585.

 

Research interest

1) Political economy of development and economic history of Puerto Rico

2) Marxist Economic Theory

 

Expertise

Political Economy

Economic History

History of Economic Thought

Development

Macroeconomics

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