Etienne Balibar is Professor Emeritus of moral and political philosophy at Université de Paris X – Nanterre and Distinguished Professor of Humanities at the University of California, Irvine. He has published widely in the area of Marxist philosophy, and moral and political philosophy in general. His many works include We, the People of Europe? Reflections on Transnational Citizenship (2003); L’Europe, l’Amérique, la guerre. Réflexions sur la médiation européenne (2003); Europe, Constitution, Frontière (2005), Spinoza and Politics (2008), Race, Nation, Class: Ambiguous Identities (2011), Politics and the Other Scene (2012), The Philosophy of Marx (2014), Equaliberty: Political Essays (2014), Reading Capital (with Louis Althusser, Pierre Macherey, Jacques Rancière, Roger Establet, and F. Maspero, unabridged edition 2015); Citizenship (2015), and Violence and Civility: On the Limits of Political Philosophy (2015) . Etienne Balibar is Visiting Professor at Columbia University for the fall semester, 2015.