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  • Biographies

Jeremy Arnold is a Lecturer in the University Scholars Programme at the National University of Singapore. He is currently working on a book project entitled State Violence and Moral Horror in which he argues that the concept of singularity and non-identity as it appears in the work of Jean-Luc Nancy and Theodor Adorno can provide a basis for criticizing both the justifications of state legitimacy and of philosophical anarchism common in normative political philosophy. His work has appeared in Culture, Theory and Critique as well as in States of Violence, edited by Austin Sarat and Jennifer Culbert. Jeremy can be reached at

Charles Barbour is a Lecturer at the University of Western Sydney, and a member of the Centre for Citizenship and Public Policy. He has published in journals such as: Theory, Culture, and Society; Philosophy and Social Criticism; Law, Culture, and the Humanities; Parallax; Educational Philosophy and Theory; The Journal of Classical Sociology; and Telos. He has co-edited two collections of essays - After Sovereignty (Routledge, 2009) and Action and Appearance (Continuum, 2010) - and is the author of The Marx-Machine: Politics Polemics Ideology (Lexington, 2012). He is currently pursuing two research projects, one on contemporary theories of equality, and another on secrecy and lies. Charles can be reached at:

Jodi Dean is co-editor of Theory & Event. Her most recent books are Democracy and Other Neoliberal Fantasies (Duke 2009) and Blog Theory (Polity 2010). Her book, The Communist Horizon, will be published by Verso in 2012. Jodi can be reached at

Farah Godrej is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of California, Riverside. Her areas of research and teaching include Indian political thought, Gandhi's political thought, cosmopolitanism, globalization, comparative political theory, and environmental political thought. She is the author of Cosmopolitan Political Thought: Method, Practice, Discipline (Oxford, 2011). Farah can be reached at

Susan McManus is Lecturer in Political Theory at Queen's University, Belfast. Her current research projects focus on affective political agency and theorizing global resistance. She is author of Fictive Theories: Toward a Deconstructive and Utopian Political Imagination (Palgrave, 2005). Susan may be reached at

Diego Rossello holds a PhD in Political Science from Northwestern University and is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. His most recent article "Hobbes and the Wolf-Man: Melancholy and Animality in Modern Sovereignty" is forthcoming in New Literary History. Diego can be reached at

Ronald J. Schmidt, Jr. is associate professor of political science at the University of Southern Maine. He has published in Political Theory, Perspectives on Politics and the Oxford Handbook of Political Theory. He is the author of This is the City: Making Model Citizens in Los Angeles (University of Minnesota Press, 2005), and is currently at work on American Anachrony, an analysis of narratives of trauma and time in American political thought. Ron can be reached at

Michael J. Shapiro is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Hawai'i. Among his recent publications are Cinematic Geopolitics (Routledge, 2009), and The Time of the City: Politics, Philosophy and Genre (Routledge, 2010). He is currently completing a monograph entitled Studies in Trans-Disciplinary Method: After the Aesthetic Turn (forthcoming with Routledge, 2013). Michael can be reached at

Wanda Vrasti is Humboldt post-doctoral fellow at Humboldt University in Berlin. Her current research, a book examining the intersection between governmentality and cognitive capitalism through an ethnography of volunteer tourism in the Global South is currently under contract with Routledge. Her previous work has been published in Millennium: Journal of International Studies and Politics and Culture. Wanda can be reached at


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