James Martel teaches political theory in the department of political science at San Francisco State University. He is the author, most recently of “Unburied Bodies: Subversive Corpses and the Authority of the Dead” (2018). Previous books include “The Misinterpellated Subject” (2017) and a trilogy of books on Walter Benjamin. He is currently working on a new book tentatively entitled Disappointing Vision: Anarchist Prophecy and the Power of Collective Forms of Seeing. He works on anarchist theory, critical legal theory, critical race studies, political theology and comparative literature studies.