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Kieran Aarons is the translator of François Zourabichvili’s Deleuze: A Philosophy of the Event and his Vocabulary of Deleuze (Edinburgh, 2012). He teaches philosophy at DePaul University in Chicago, where is completing a dissertation on the relationship between concepts of private property, emergency, and life in Western political thought. Kieran can be reached at

Elisabeth R. Anker is Associate Professor of American Studies and Political Science at George Washington University. She is the author of Orgies of Feeling: Melodrama and the Politics of Freedom (Duke, 2014) which was a finalist for the Romero Prize for the Best First Book in American Studies. Her next book project is titled Ugly Freedoms. Elisabeth’s email address is

Charles Barbour is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Western Sydney University. Along with numerous articles and chapters, he is the author of The Marx-Machine (Lexington, 2012) and Derrida’s Secret (Edinburgh University Press, 2017). Charles’ email address is

P.J. Brendese is Assistant Professor of Political Science and Co-Director of the Racism, Immigration and Citizenship Program at Johns Hopkins University. He works at the intersection of critical theory, racial politics, de-colonial theory, migration and comparative political thought. He is the author of The Politics of Memory in Democratic Politics (Rochester UP, 2014). Currently, he is completing a book manuscript entitled The Race of Segregated Time. P.J. can be reached at; his website is

Kevin Bruyneel is Professor of Politics at Babson College in Massachusetts He wrote The Third Space of Sovereignty: The Postcolonial Politics of US-Indigenous Relations, (University of Minnesota, Indigenous Americas Series, 2007) and writes on the relationship between race, colonialism and collective memory. He is working on a book manuscript on White Settler Memory in the United States. He has published articles in History & Memory, Settler Colonial Studies, The Canadian Journal of Political Science, and Native American and Indigenous Studies. He can be reached at, and his faculty website is here: [End Page 286]

George Ciccariello-Maher is Associate Professor of Politics and Global Studies at Drexel University in Philadelphia and currently visiting researcher at the Institute for Social Research at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He is co-editor, with Bruno Bosteels, of the Duke University Press book series Radical Américas, and author of We Created Chávez: A People’s History of the Venezuelan Revolution (Duke, 2013), Building the Commune: Radical Democracy in Venezuela (Jacobin-Verso, 2016), and Decolonizing Dialectics (Duke, 2017). George can be reached at

Caitlyn Doyle is a doctoral candidate in the Comparative Literary Studies Program at Northwestern University, and the managing editor of Modernism/modernity. Her work explores the relation between aesthetics and politics, focusing particularly on 20th century French literature and theory, and on world cinema. Caitlyn’s current project explores the figure of the fugitive in the works of Marcel Proust, Samuel Beckett, and Chantal Akerman, drawing on the idea of ‘exhausting the possible,’ as it appears in the work of Gilles Deleuze. Caitlyn can be reached at

Denise Ferreira da Silva is the Director of The Social Justice Institute (GRSJ) at the University of British Columbia, Visiting Professor of Law at Birkbeck University of London’s Law School (UK), and Adjunct Professor at Monash Architecture, Design, and Art, Monash University (Australia). She is co-editor of Race, Empire, and the Crisis of the Subprime (JHP 2013), author of Toward a Global Idea of Race (UMP, 2007) and several book chapters and articles, including “To be Announced” (Social Text, 2013) and “Toward a Black Feminist Poethics: The Quest(ion) of Blackness Towards the End of the World” (The Black Scholar, 2014). Denise may be contacted at

Andrew Dilts is Assistant Professor of political theory at Loyola Marymount University and a Member in the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study (2016–2017). His work focuses on the relationships between race, sexuality, political membership, sovereignty, and punishment in the United States. He is the author of Punishment and Inclusion: Race, Membership, and the Limits of American Liberalism (2014) and co-editor of Active Intolerance: Michel Foucault, the Prisons Information Group, and the Future of Abolition (2015). Andrew may be contacted at

Başak Ertür is a Lecturer at the School of Law at Birkbeck College, University of London. Her current research focuses on trials, performativity, political violence and memory. She is the editor of Manual for [End Page 287] Conspiracy (Sharjah Art Foundation, 2011), and the co-editor of Waiting for the Barbarians: A Tribute to Edward Said (Verso, 2008). Başak can be reached at

Jane Anna Gordon teaches at the University of Connecticut. She is the author of, among other books, Creolizing Political Theory: Reading Rousseau through Fanon (Fordham, 2014), co-editor (with Neil Roberts) of Creolizing Rousseau (Rowman and Littlefield International, 2015) and (with Lewis R. Gordon, Aaron Kamugisha, and Neil Roberts) of Journeys in Caribbean Thought: The Paget Henry Reader (Rowman and Littlefield International, 2016). She is President of the Caribbean Philosophical Association and currently completing a manuscript entitled When Women Do Political Theory. Jane’s email address is

Juliet Hooker is Associate Professor of Government and African Diaspora Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research interests span comparative political theory, political solidarity, and multiculturalism. She is the author of Race and the Politics of Solidarity (Oxford, 2009). Recent publications include: “‘A Black Sister to Massachusetts’: Latin America and the Fugitive Democratic Ethos of Frederick Douglass” (American Political Science Review 109: 4). Her forthcoming book from Oxford in 2016 is an intellectual genealogy of racial thought in the Americas that juxtaposes four prominent US African-American and Latin American thinkers: Douglass, Sarmiento, Du Bois, and Vasconcelos. Juliet’s email address is

Jimmy Casas Klausen is Professor Adjunto I at the Instituto de Relações Internacionais at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro. His article “Michael Rogin on American Empire: A Retrospective” appeared in Volume 19, Issue 3. He has also recently published articles on civilization and race in J.S. Mill’s writings after the Indian Revolt of 1857, and sexuality and patriarchal hospitality in Rousseau’s and Diderot’s political theory, and is author of Fugitive Rousseau: Slavery, Primitivism and Political Freedom. Jimmy’s email address is

Keisha Lindsay is an Assistant Professor in the departments of Gender and Women’s Studies and Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research and teaching interests include feminist theory, the politics of experience, black masculinities, and the gendered politics of black popular culture. Professor Lindsay is presently completing a book manuscript, Chalk it up to Experience: All-Black Male Schools, Intersectionality, and Feminist Politics. Keisha can be reached at [End Page 288]

Jinee Lokaneeta is an Associate Professor in Political Science and International Relations at Drew University. Her areas of interest include Law and Violence, Political Theory, and Interdisciplinary Legal Studies. She is the author of Transnational Torture: Law, Violence, and State Power in the United States and India (New York University Press, 2011). She is currently completing a book manuscript titled Truth Machines: Policing, Violence, and Scientific Interrogations in India (Under Contract with the University of Michigan Press) that theorizes the relationship between state power and legal violence by focusing on the intersection of law, science and policing though a study of forensic techniques. Jinee’s email address is

Dean Mathiowetz is Associate Professor and Chair of Politics at the University of California at Santa Cruz, where he teaches political theory. His teaching and research draw together various themes: democratic theory, especially sources of democratic agency and desire, theories of affect and language, political economy, and ancient political thought. His current projects explore leisure and luxury in relation to democratic aspirations, and North American Buddhism as political practice. He is author of Appeals to Interest: Language and the Shaping of Political Agency (Penn State 2011), and editor of and contributor to Hanna Fenichel Pitkin: Politics, Justice, Action (Routledge 2016). He can be reached at

Char Roone Miller is an Associate Professor at George Mason University. His work focuses on political aesthetics and disciplinary technologies. He recently published, Cities on the Plains, which examined ‘divine’ violence and conceptions of political community. His previous book, Taylored Citizenship, explored conceptions of economic discipline. His research has appeared in Political Theory, Theory & Event; PS: Political Science, and the Journal of American History. He is currently finishing a book project, Reigning Money, which examines the relationship of money and sovereignty. He can be contacted at

Charles W. Mills is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the CUNY Graduate Center. He works in the general area of oppositional political theory, with a particular focus on race. He is the author of numerous articles and book chapters, and six books, most recently Black Rights/White Wrongs: The Critique of Racial Liberalism (Oxford UP, 2017). Charles’ email address is

Hidefumi Nishiyama is Teaching Fellow in Politics and International Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and Associate Tutor in Politics at Birkbeck, University of London. He is currently writing a research monograph on race, biopolitics and biometrics in [End Page 289] modern Japan. Parts of the manuscript were previously published in Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. Hidefumi can be reached at

Devin Penner is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Studies at Trent University. His recent publications include a chapter on the political thought of Guy Debord in Thinking Radical Democracy: The Return to Politics in Postwar France, a collection he co-edited. Devin can be reached at

Thea N. Riofrancos is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Providence College. Her work focuses on radical critiques of resource extraction in South America, and their implications for constitution-making, democratic sovereignty, and the possibility of a “post-neoliberal” polity. Thea may be contacted at

Neil Roberts is Associate Professor of Africana studies, political theory, and the philosophy of religion at Williams College. Neil’s books include Freedom as Marronage (2015), the collaborative work Journeys in Caribbean Thought (2016), and the forthcoming A Political Companion to Frederick Douglass. Starting January 1, 2017, he will be President of the Caribbean Philosophical Association. Neil may be reached at Neil.

Fanny Söderbäck is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at DePaul University, where she teaches feminist philosophy. She has edited Feminist Readings of Antigone (SUNY Press, 2010) and is a co-editor of the volume Undutiful Daughters: New Directions in Feminist Thought and Practice (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012). She is also the editor of a special issue of philoSOPHIA: A Journal of Continental Feminism on the topic of birth. She is working on a book manuscript titled Revolutionary Time, which treats the role of time as it appears in the work of Julia Kristeva and Luce Irigaray. She is the Co-director of the Kristeva Circle. Fanny’s email address is

Christina Tarnopolsky is Associate Professor of Humanities at Yale NUS College. She is currently working on a book manuscript, provisionally entitled, Rashomon Republic, which examines Plato’s engagement with the ancient Athenian genres of satyr-play, tragedy, history, comedy and medicine in the Republic. She is the author of Prudes, Perverts, and Tyrants: Plato’s Gorgias and the Politics of Shame (Princeton University Press, 2010). The book examines the positive and negative roles played by shame in democratic politics, both in ancient Athens and in contemporary democratic polities around the world. Christina can be reached at [End Page 290]

Lars Tønder is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen. His research focuses on the “sensorial turn” in political theory and foregrounds affect, perception, and other registers of embodied experience in order to explain how conflict and coexistence are both structured by and exceed their place within social institutions and political regimes. His book Tolerance: A Sensorial Orientation to Politics was published with Oxford University Press. Lars can be reached at

Miguel Vatter is Professor of Politics in the School of Social Sciences, University of New South Wales, Australia. His main areas of research and writing are: republicanism, biopolitics and political theology. His most recent books are The Republic of the Living. Biopolitics and the Critique of Civil Society (New York: Fordham University Press, 2014) and Machiavelli’s The Prince. A Reader’s Guide (London: Bloomsbury, 2013). Miguel can be reached at

Jessica Whyte is Senior Lecturer in Cultural and Social Analysis at the University of Western Sydney, Australia and an Australian Research Council DECRA Fellow. Her research interests include theories of sovereignty and biopolitics, critical accounts of human rights and humanitarianism, and contemporary European philosophy, particularly Agamben and Foucault. Her first monograph, Catastrophe and Redemption: The Political Thought of Giorgio Agamben, was published by SUNY in 2013. Her forthcoming book, Governing Homo Economicus: Human Rights and the Rise of Neoliberalism will be published by Verso in 2017. She is also working on the three-year Australian Research Council-funded project: “Inventing Collateral Damage: The Changing Moral Economy of War.” Jessica’s email address is

William L. Youmans is Assistant Professor of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University. He is the author of An Unlikely Audience: Al Jazeera in America (Oxford, 2017 forthcoming). William’s email address is [End Page 291]

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