Ruth Kinna

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Ruth Kenna
Ruth Ellen Kinna

March 1961
OccupationProfessor of political philosophy
Academic background
Academic work
InstitutionsLoughborough University (1992–present)

Ruth Ellen Kinna (born March 1961) is a professor of political philosophy at Loughborough University, working in the Department of Politics, History and International Relations. Since 2007 she has been the editor of the journal Anarchist Studies.[1]

Kinna holds a BA in history and politics from Queen Mary University of London and a D.Phil in politics from the University of Oxford.[2] She began working at Loughborough University in 1992.[2] Her subsequent work focused on the socialist thought of William Morris (1834–1896).[3] She is the author of the book Anarchism - A Beginners Guide, an in depth study into the political concept of anarchy.[4]


  1. ^ Call, Lewis (1 July 2007). "A brief history of Anarchist Studies (so far)". Anarchist Studies.
  2. ^ a b "Ruth Kinna, Loughborough University". Loughborough University. Retrieved 8 March 2021.
  3. ^ Kinna, R. (2000). William Morris: The Art of Socialism. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.
  4. ^ Kinna, R. (2005). Anarchism - A Beginners Guide. Oxford: Oneworld Publications. ISBN 1-85168-370-4.