Kam Shapiro is Associate Professor of Politics and Government at Illinois State University. His work focuses on somatic and aesthetic dimensions of sovereignty and citizenship.
Research interests include Democratic Theory, Radical Democracy, Violence, Biopolitics, American Political Thought, Walter Benjamin, Carl Schmitt, William Wordsworth, Mark Twain, Vilfredo Pareto.
Kam Shapiro. 'Biopolitical Reflections.' Cultural Transformations of the Public Sphere. Fischer, Bernd and Mergenthaler, May (eds.). New York. Peter Lang, 2015.