Linda Martín Alcoff is Professor of Philosophy at Hunter College and the Graduate Center, CUNY. Her books include The Future of Whiteness (Wiley 2015), Visible Identities: Race, Gender and the Self (Oxford 2006), Thinking From the Underside of History co-edited with Eduardo Mendieta (Rowman & Littlefield, 2000), Identity Politics Reconsidered co-edited with Michael Hames-Garcia, Satya Mohanty and Paula Moya (Palgrave, 2006); and Constructing the Nation: A Race and Nationalism Reader co-edited with Mariana Ortega (SUNY 2009). She is originally from Panama, but lives today happily in Brooklyn.