Chad Kautzer is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Lehigh University and currently a Copeland Fellow at Amherst College. He is the author of Radical Philosophy: An Introduction (Routledge, 2015) and co-editor of Pragmatism, Nation, and Race: Community in the Age of Empire (Indiana University Press, 2009). Kautzer completed his Ph.D. at Stony Brook University in 2008, after periods of study in Frankfurt, Germany. He has translated works by Walter Benjamin and Axel Honneth, interviewed Angela Y. Davis and David Harvey, and, in 2013, he curated an art exhibition on homelessness and social recognition. He is presently working on a book project about the philosophy and politics of self-defense.