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John Bellamy Foster

Professor Emeritus
Phone: 541-346-5016
Office: 628 PLC
Office Hours: Winter 2023: 11:00 A.M.--1:00 P.M. Tuesdays (Zoom Drop-In Office Hours), or by appointment 11:00-12:00 (Email Office Hours)
Research Interests: Population and Ecology, Theory Knowledge Science, Work Economy and Organizations


Professor Foster received his PhD from York University.  His research is devoted to critical inquiries into theory and history, focusing primarily on the economic, political and ecological contradictions of capitalism and imperialism, but also encompassing the wider realm of social theory as a whole. Professor Foster's teaching encourages in-depth, critical exploration of history and ideology, equipping students to learn to learn on their own.

Research Interests

  • ecological crisis
  • economic crisis
  • imperialism
  • social theory