Judith Butler is Maxine Elliot Professor in the departments of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. Her previous publications include Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity, and Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of "Sex". She is currently the recipient of the Andrew Mellon Award for Distinguished Academic Achievement in the Humanities.
Her books Who Sings the Nation-State?: Language, Politics, Belonging (Judith Butler & Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak) and Dispossession: The Performative in the Political (Judith Butler & Athena Athanasiou) are available from Topos Books.