Brief Bio

Jeff Shantz has extensive experience as an anarchist community organizer. His publications include numerous articles in movement publications including Anarchy, Social Anarchism, Green Anarchy, Earth First! Journal, Northeastern Anarchist, Industrial Worker, Anarcho-Syndicalist Review, Onward, Arsenal and Processed World. In addition, he has published in such academic journals as Feminist Review, Critical Sociology, Critique of Anthropology, Capital and Class, Feminist Media Studies and Environmental Politics. His book Constructive Anarchy, Building Infrastructures of Resistance (Ashgate 2010) is a groundbreaking analysis of contemporary anarchist movements. He received his PhD in Sociology from York University in Toronto, Canada. He is currently a Professor at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Vancouver, Canada, and teaches courses on critical theory, elite deviance, community advocacy and human rights.