Marina Sitrin

Marina Sitrin is a writer, professor, lawyer and activist.

Marina Sitrin
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Born1970 (age 51–52)
Occupationwriter, professor, and activist.
EducationCUNY Law School, State University of New York, Stony Brook, Binghamton University, CUNY Graduate Center
Notable worksHorizontalism: Voices of Popular Power in Argentina (2005 Spanish, 2006 English), Everyday Revolutions: Horizontalism and Autonomy in Argentina (2012) They Can't Represent Us!: Reinventing Democracy From Greece To Occupy (2014)


Marina Sitrin holds a PhD in Global Sociology from The State University of New York at Stony Brook and a JD in International Women's Human Rights from The City University of New York Law School. She is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Binghamton University.[1] Previously, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Committee on Globalization and Social Change at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City.[2][3]

She was involved in the Occupy movement from its inception.[4] Among other things, she was a member of the Occupy Wall Street legal team. Involved in political activism since adolescence, she collaborates with various movements around the world.[5][6][7]

Marina's work has been published in various publications, including The Nation, Yes! Magazine, La Revue internationale de sociologie comparée, Prensa Latina and the Huffington Post.[8][4][2]

She is editor of Horizontalidad: Voces de Poder Popular en Argentina (Chilavert, 2005), which was published in English as Horizontalism: Voices of Popular Power in Argentina (AK Press, 2006). She is author of Everyday Revolutions: Horizontalism and Autonomy in Argentina (Zed Books, 2012). She co-authored They Can't Represent Us!: Reinventing Democracy from Greece to Occupy (Verso Books, 2014) and co-edited, with Colectiva Sembrar, Pandemic Solidarity: Mutual Aid during the COVID 19 Crisis (Pluto Press, 2020).


  1. ^ "Binghamton University – Marina Sitrin". Archived from the original on 4 April 2018. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Marina Sitrin". Occupy Love. 9 February 2013. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Committee on Globalization and Social Change". Committee on Globalization and Social Change. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  4. ^ a b Sitrin, Marina (14 September 2012). "Occupy Wall Street and the Meanings of Success". HuffPost. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  5. ^ "Jeff Sharlet: Inside Occupy Wall Street". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  6. ^ Mattathias, Schwartz (28 November 2011). "Pre-Occupied". The New Yorker. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  7. ^ "Opinion | The Wall Street Primary". The New York Times. 19 April 2016. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  8. ^ Sitrin, Marina (14 March 2012). "What Does Democracy Look Like?". The Nation. ISSN 0027-8378. Retrieved 1 June 2018.

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