Paul Patton is Scientia Professor of Philosophy at The University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. He holds a Doctorat d’Université from The University of Paris VIII and an MA from The University of Sydney. His current research deals with aspects of French poststructuralist philosophy and contemporary left-liberal political philosophy, including the rights of colonized indigenous peoples. He is the author of Deleuze and the Political (Routledge, 2000) and Deleuzian Concepts: Philosophy, Colonization, Politics (Stanford, 2010). He is editor of Nietzsche, Feminism and Political Theory (Routledge1993), Deleuze: A Critical Reader (Blackwell 1996), and co-editor (with Duncan Ivison and Will Sanders) of Political Theory and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (Cambridge, 2000), (with John Protevi), Between Deleuze and Derrida, (Continuum, 2003), (with Simone Bignall) Deleuze and the Postcolonial (Edinburgh 2010), and (with Sean Bowden and Simone Bignall) Deleuze and Pragmatism (Routledge 2014).