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Alexander Ghedi Weheliye

Alexander Ghedi Weheliye is professor of African American Studies at Northwestern University where he teaches black literature and culture, critical theory, social technologies, and popular culture. He is the author of Phonographies: Grooves in Sonic Afro-Modernity (2005) and Habeas Viscus: Racializing Assemblages, Biopolitics, and Black Feminist Theories of the Human (2014). Currently, he is working […]

Stephanie Erev

Stephanie Erev is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Portland State University. Her work has appeared in Environmental Humanities, Democratic Theory: An Interdisciplinary Journal, and Political Theory: An International Journal of Political Philosophy, with essays forthcoming in New Political Science and the Handbook of Environmental Politics, Activism, and Theory. Erev’s research and teaching interests include affect theory, ecofeminism, multispecies and extinction studies, […]


James Chamberlain

Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public Administration at Mississippi State University, where he teaches political theory. His research to date has focused on the political significance of work in capitalism, as well as on migration and borders. His work has been published in Constellations and New Political Science. James’s book manuscript (in progress), Beyond the Work Society: Rethinking […]


William Callison

Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science and a member of the DE in Critical Theory at the University of California, Berkeley. Currently a DAAD scholar at the Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, he is on the editorial board of the journal Qui Parle and co-organized (with Zachary Manfredi) the Neoliberalism + Biopolitics Conference at UC Berkeley in February 2015. […]


Irus Braverman

Professor of Law and Adjunct Professor of Geography at SUNY Buffalo Law School. Braverman is the author of House Demolitions in East Jerusalem: ‘Illegality’ and Resistance (2004), Planted Flags: Trees, Land, and Law in Israel/Palestine (2009), Zooland: The Institution of Captivity (2012), and Wild Life: The Institution of Nature (2015). Braverman also co-edited The Expanding Spaces of Law: A Timely Legal Geography (2014), and is […]

Cary Wolfe

Is the Bruce and Elizabeth Dunlevie Professor of English, and founding Director of 3CT: Center for Critical and Cultural Theory at Rice University. He publishes widely in areas such as animal studies and posthumanism, systems theory and pragmatism, biopolitics and biophilosophy, and American literature and culture, and he has written numerous pieces on art, music, architecture, […]

Gregg Lambert

Dean’s Professor of Humanities and Founding Director of the Syracuse University Humanities Center (2008 – 2014); Principal Investigator of the Central New York Humanities Corridor.


John Protevi

John Protevi is Phyllis M Taylor Professor of French Studies and Professor of Philosophy at Louisiana State University. He is the author of Life, War, Earth: Deleuze and the Sciences (Minnesota, 2013); Political Affect: Connecting the Social and the Somatic (Minnesota, 2009); Political Physics: Deleuze, Derrida, and the Body Politic (Athlone, 2001); Time and Exteriority: […]

Samuel Weber

Samuel Weber is Avalon Foundation Professor of Humanities at Northwestern and co-director of its Paris Program in Critical Theory. Professor Weber studied with Paul de Man and Theodor W. Adorno, whose book, Prisms, he co-translated into English. The translation of, and introduction to Theodor Adorno’s most important book of cultural criticism helped define the way in which […]

Yves Winter

Yves Winter es profesor asistente en el departamento de ciencia política de la Universidad de Minnesota. Sus principales áreas de investigación son la teoría política, historia de las ideas políticas y teorías de la violencia.

Sergio Villalobos-Ruminott

Profesor de literatura y cultura latinoamericana en el departamento de foreign languages de la Universidad de Arkansas, Fayetteville. Su trabajo se refiere a las relaciones entre agotamiento del humanismo e imaginación crítica, en literatura y artes visuales.  

Melanie Schepherd

She is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Misericordia University in Dallas, Pennsylvania. Her article «From Abbreviation to Affirmation: Nietzsche’s Styles and the Transformation of Origin» is forthcoming in Semiotics 2008.  

Laura S. Reagan

Laura S. Reagan teaches political thought at Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez in Santiago de Chile and Viña del Mar, Chile since July, 2010.  She received her PhD from Northwestern University, Department of Political Science in December of 2010. She is currently working towards turning her dissertation, “Mimesis in Thomas Hobbes’s Leviathan (1651): the theatre of the modern commonwealth” […]

Federico Luisetti

Associate Professor of Italian Studies, Comparative Literature and Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His areas of research are post-structuralism, the avant-gardes, biopolitics and post-Bergsonian and Nietzschean vitalisms.He has recently finished a book entitled: Una vita. Pensiero selvaggio e filosofia dell’ intensità

Timothy Campbell

Timothy Campbell is Professor of Italian in the Department of Romance Studies. In addition to authoring Wireless Writing in the Age of Marconi (Minnesota, 2006) and the forthcoming Tecnica, thanatos, vita (Diotima, 2010), he has translated Roberto Esposito’s Bios: Biopolitics and Philosophy (Minnesota, 2008) and Communitas: The Origin and Destiny of Community (Stanford, 2009). At Cornell he teaches courses on contemporary Italian philosophy, cinema, and […]

Arne De Boever

Arne De Boever is assistant professor of American Studies in the School of Critical Studies and the Graduate Program in Aesthetics and Politics at the California Institute of the Arts. His current research project traces the complicities between the rise of the novel as a genre and the birth of biopolitics.

Mariana Amato

Licenciada en Letras por la Universidad de Buenos Aires (2001) y Doctora en Literatura Latinoamericana por New York University (2009). Actualmente se desempeña como profesora asistente de Literatura Latinoamericana en University of Kentucky. Su tesis doctoral Relics of Life. Biopolitical Imaginations in Argentina analiza los cruces entre ciencias naturales, pensamiento político y escritura literaria en las imágenes […]