BA – History & Economics (University of Manchester).
MSocSc – Political Science & History (University of Helsinki)

Other Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Welsh, J. (2022) The Exceptional Politics of Richard Nixon: Politicking, Sovereignty, High Crimes or Misdemeanors? Cultural Critique. [In Press].

Ross, J., and Welsh, J. (2022) Service Labor, Freedom, and the Technique of Tipping. Critical Sociology. [Online First]. doi.10.1177/08969205221104637.

Welsh, J. (2022) The European Super League Debacle: Why Regulation of Corporate Football is Essential. Soccer & Society [Online First]. doi:10.1080/14660970.2022.2054805.

Welsh, J. (2022) Critical Theory from The Gulag Archipelago: Style, Technique, and Ideologiekritik. Partial Answers 20(1): 27-54. doi:10.1353/pan.2022.0010.

Welsh, J. (2021) Stratifying Academia: Ranking, Oligarchy, and the Market-Myth in the Academic Audit Regime. Social Anthropology/Anthropologie Sociale 29(4): 907-927. doi:10.1111/1469-8676.13097.

Welsh, J. (2021) Controlling Academics: Power and Resistance in the Archipelago of Post-COVID Audit Regimes. Anthropological Theory 21(4): 460-493. doi:10.1177/14634996211010508.

Welsh, J. (2021) The Political Technology of the ‘Camp’ in Historical Capitalism. Contemporary Political Theory 20(1): 96-118. doi:10.1057/s41296-020-00402-8.

Ross, J., and Welsh, J. (2021) Understanding the ‘Tipped Minimum Wage’: Critical Directions for US Policy Research. Social Policy & Society 20(2): 192-210.

Welsh, J. (2021) A Power-Critique of Academic Rankings: Beyond Managers, Institutions, and Positivism. Power & Education 13(1): 28-42. doi:10.1177/1757743820986173.

Welsh, J. (2021) Tolling Academics: Techniques of Gate-Keeping in the Post-Collegial University. Capital & Class 45(1): 93-121.

Welsh, J. (2020) City-State Britain: A Counter-Narrative to ‘Brexit’. Geopolitics. [Online First]. doi:10.1080/14650045.2020.1856087.

Welsh, J. (2020) Subjectivising Academics: Rankings Apparatus, Social Transformation, and a ‘Crisis of Subjectivity’. Subjectivity 13(3): 153-178.


Welsh, J. (2020) Dispossessing Academics: The Shift to ‘Appropriation’ in the Governing of Academic Life. European Journal of Social Theory 23(3): 350-369. doi.10.1177/1368431019854998.

Welsh, J. (2020) Struggling Beyond the Paradigm of Neoliberalism. Thesis Eleven 158(1): 58-80.

Welsh, J. (2020) Globalizing Academics? Ranking and Appropriation in the Transformations of the World-System. Globalizations 17(1): 126-145.

Welsh, J. (2019) Ranking Academics: Towards a Critical Politics of Academic Rankings. Critical Policy Studies 13(1): 153-173. doi.10.1080/19460171.2017.1398673.

Welsh, J. (2019) The Political Aesthetic of City-State Britain: Class Formation through the Global City. Constellations 26(1): 59-77. doi.10.1111/1467-8675.12369.

Welsh, J. (2018) Policing Academics: The Arkhè of Transformation in Academic Life. Critical Horizons 19(3): 246-263. doi.10.1080/14409917.2018.1485251.

Welsh, J. (2018) The Meta-Disciplinary: Capital at the Theshold of Control. Critical Sociology 44(1): 29-44. doi.10.1177/0896920516628308.

Welsh, J. (2018) Parental Co-Habitation: Austerity, the Family, and the Evils of Dependence. Housing, Theory & Society 35(1): 1-19. doi.10.1080/14036096.2017.1287126.

Welsh, J. (2018) Three Sump Concepts: An Exhortation to Critical Social Scientists. Culture, Theory & Critique 59(1): 1-19. doi.10.1080/14735784.2017.1403939.

Welsh, J. (2017) Authoritarian Governmentality Through the Global City: Contradictions in the Political Ecology of Historical Capitalism. Contemporary Politics 23(4): 446-468.

Welsh, J. (2017) Governing Academics: The Historical Transformation From Discipline to Control. International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society 30(1): 83-106. doi:10.1007/s10767-016-9228-4.

Welsh, J. (2016) The Shadow: Altervisibility in an Empire of the Seen. Distinktion: Journal of Social Theory 17(1): 57-77. doi: 10.1080/1600910X.2015.1045426.


Essays, Interventions, and Review Articles

Welsh, J. (2019) Review: Hinterland Landscape of Class and Conflict. Capital & Class 43(2): 390-393.

Welsh, J. (2018) Review Essay: Cities, Hinterlands, and Critical Theory. Political Geography 65: 161-163.

Welsh, J. (2018) Review: The Great Mistake, by Christopher Newfield. Critical Studies in Education 59(2): 256-258.

Welsh, J. (2018) Review: Speaking of Universities, by Stephan Collini. British Journal of Educational Studies 66(1): 136-139.

Welsh, J. (2016) Review Essay: Staging the People: Vols 1 & 2, by Jacques Rancière. Capital & Class 40(1): 192-196.

Welsh, J. (2014) Review: A Companion to Marx’s Capital, by David Harvey. Capital & Class 38(3): 648-650.

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