Greg Bird is a social and political theorist. He co-edited a special issue of Angelaki on Esposito (2013), which is being published by Routledge as an edited book (March 2015). Besides publications on phenomenology, Esposito, and Jean-Luc Nancy, he has a forthcoming publication in Italian on the dialectic of alienation and appropriation in revolutionary thought. This summer he spent time working as a visiting fellow at the Istituto Italiano di Scienze Umane in Naples, Italy, where he was working on his book on the problem of the proper in the debate about community between Giorgio Agamben, Roberto Esposito, and Jean-Luc Nancy. He is an Assistant Professor in the Sociology Department at Wilfrid Laurier University.