Charles W. Mills is a Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the CUNY Graduate Center. He did his PhD at the University of Toronto, and previously taught at the University of Oklahoma, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Northwestern University. His main research area is oppositional political theory, with a particular focus on race. He has published over a hundred journal articles, book chapters, comments and replies, and is the author of six books: The Racial Contract (1997); Blackness Visible: Essays on Philosophy and Race (1998); From Class To Race: Essays in White Marxism and Black Radicalism (2003); Contract and Domination (with Carole Pateman) (2007); Radical Theory, Caribbean Reality (2010); and Black Rights/White Wrongs: The Critique of Racial Liberalism (2017). For 2017-18, he is the President of the Central Division of the American Philosophical Association. In 2017, he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences