Adam Hefty

Adam Hefty

Assistant Professor at Prince Mohammad bin Fahd University

Saudi Arabia
Higher Education

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Adam Hefty's Overview

  • Assistant Professor at Prince Mohammad bin Fadh University
  • Deep Springs College
  • Lawrence High School

359 connections

Adam Hefty's Experience

Assistant Professor

Prince Mohammad bin Fadh University

September 2014Present (1 month) Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

January 2014June 2014 (6 months) San Francisco Bay Area

Instructor for Political Science 100, Understanding Politics

Educational Institution; 10,001+ employees; Higher Education industry

September 2013April 2014 (8 months)

Research / Working Group on the Work of the Humanities / the Humanities as Work, part of the Humanities and Changing Conceptions of Work project

Teaching Fellow

UC Santa Cruz

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

March 2010December 2012 (2 years 10 months)

Responsible for course design, syllabus, assignments, and lectures

History of Consciousness 80P, Philosophies of Praxis
American Studies 114C, Labor Studies

Teaching Assistant

UC Santa Cruz

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

20052010 (5 years)

History of Consciousness: Winter 2009 – HISC 80I: Philosophy, Race, and Gender; Winter 2008 – HISC 111: States, War, Capitalism; Winter 2005 – HISC 80J: Social Movements in the US

American Studies: Fall 2010 – AMST 80G: US Political Cultures; Winter 2010 – AMST 80E: US Racial and Ethnic Histories and Formations – Asian-American Emphasis; Winter, Spring 2006; Spring 2008 – AMST 10: Intro to American Studies: America and Americans

Philosophy 28: Fall 2008 – Environmental Ethics

Politics 107: Fall 2005 – After Evil: Morality of Survivorship and Recovery

Education 92A: Fall 2006 – Introduction to Educational Theory, Plato through Freire

Community Studies 168: Spring 2009 – Globalization and Its Discontents

Latino and Latin American Studies 1: Fall 2009 – Introduction to LALS

Field Representative / Organizer

HERE Local 2850

Nonprofit; 201-500 employees; Civic & Social Organization industry

20032003 (less than a year)

Internal & campaign union organizer

Field Representative / Organizer


Nonprofit; 1001-5000 employees; Political Organization industry

19982001 (3 years)

Internal & external union organizer

Adam Hefty's Projects

  • Against the Current

    • August 2013 to Present
    Team Members: Adam Hefty

    Bimonthly analytical journal - editorial board member

Adam Hefty's Languages

  • Spanish

    (Professional working proficiency)
  • German

    (Limited working proficiency)

Adam Hefty's Skills & Expertise

  1. Higher Education
  2. Teaching
  3. Academic Writing
  4. Qualitative Research
  5. Grassroots Organizing
  6. Continental Philosophy
  7. Critical Theory
  8. Cultural Studies
  9. Politics
  10. Community Organizing
  11. Public Policy
  12. Research
  13. Policy Analysis
  14. Event Planning
  15. History
  16. University Teaching
  17. Theory
  18. Academia
  19. Student Development
  20. Student Affairs

Adam Hefty's Honors and Awards

  • Dissertation Completion Fellow

    American Council of Learned Societies / Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
    • July 2011
  • Fulbright Scholarship

    Institute of International Education
    • March 1997

    El Salvador: Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas; History and Practice of Liberation Theology

Adam Hefty's Education

University of California, Santa Cruz

Ph.D, History of Consciousness, Philosophy


Universidad Centroamericana 'José Simeón Cañas'

Theology/Theological Studies


I took classes as part of the Master of Theology sequence while in El Salvador for a Fulbright Scholarship.

Harvard University

A.B., Philosophy, Government


Grade: cum laude

Deep Springs College

Liberal Arts


Lawrence High School


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