Susan Buck-Morss

Susan Buck-Morss is Distinguished Professor of Political Science at CUNY Graduate Center, where she is a core member of the interdisciplinary research group, Committee on Globalization and Social Change. She holds the title of Jan Rock Zubrow ‘77 Professor Emerita of Government at Cornell University, where she was a member of the graduate fields of Comparative Literature, German Studies, History of Art and Visual Studies, Romance Studies, and the School of Art, Architecture and Planning. Her most recent books are Year 1: A Philosophical Recounting (MIT Press, 2021) and Revolution Today (Haymarket Press, 2019).

Previous books include Hegel, Haiti, and Universal History (Pittsburgh University Press, 2009), Thinking Past Terror: Islamism and Critical Theory on the Left (Verso, 2003), Dreamworld and Catastrophe: The Passing of Mass Utopia in East and West (MIT Press, 2000); The Dialectics of Seeing: Walter Benjamin and the Arcades Project (MIT Press, 1989); and The Origin of Negative Dialectics: Theodor W. Adorno, Walter Benjamin, and the Critical Theory of the Frankfurt School (Free Press, 1977; 2nd ed., 2002).