Jodi Dean is the Do­nald R. Har­ter '39 Pro­fes­sor of Hu­ma­nities and So­ci­al Sci­en­ces at Ho­bart and Wil­li­am Smith Col­le­ges in Ge­ne­va, New York. She is the aut­hor or edi­tor of ele­ven books, in­clu­ding Democracy and Other Neoliberal Fantasies (Duke 2009), Blog Theory (Po­li­ty 2010), and The Communist Horizon (Ver­so 2012).