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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 the University of London and a D.Phil in politics from the University of Oxford. Her subsequent work focused on the socialist thought of William Morris (1834–96).[2] She is the author of the book Anarchism - A Beginners Guide, an in depth study into the political concept of anarchy (ISBN 1-85168-370-4, Oneworld Publication Ltd.).


  1. ^ Call, Lewis (2007-07-01). "A brief history of Anarchist Studies (so far)". Anarchist Studies.
  2. ^ Kinna, R. 2000, William Morris: The Art of Socialism University of Wales Press, Cardiff, 2000