Chiara Bottici

Assistant Professor

New School for Social Research

Chiara Bottici's research interests include modern philosophy, social and political philosophy, contemporary Italian, German, and French philosophy, aesthetics, philosophy and literature.  She obtained her PhD from the European University Institute (Florence, Italy) and taught at the University of Frankfurt before joining the New School for Social Research. She has written on myth, imagination, ancient and early modern philosophy, Frankfurt School, psychoanalysis, contemporary social and political philosophy.  

She is the author of several publications, including Imagination and Politics (forthcoming), Imagining Europe: Myth, Memory, Identity (2012, co-authored with Benoit Challand), The Politics of Imagination (2011, co-edited with Benoit Challand), and The Myth of the Clash of Civilizations (2010, co-authored with Benoit Challand).