M.H. Bowker is a professor in psychoanalytic political theory at SUNY, the University at Buffalo. He holds degrees from Columbia University and the University of Maryland and is the author of numerous papers and 14 published or forthcoming books, including 5 punctum titles: Ostranenie: On Shame and Knowing (2011), Escargotesque, or, What is Experience? (2015), and Misinterest: Essays, Pensées, and Dreams (2019), The Anguished and the Enchanted, (2021), and The Angels Won’t Help You (2022, forthcoming). He edits the Psychoanalytic Political Theory book series at Routledge and serves as Editor (N. America) of the Journal of Psychosocial Studies and Associate Editor of Psychoanalysis, Culture, and Society.