M.H. Bowker is a professor in political science at Medaille College where he teaches courses in psychoanalytic theory, political philosophy, and more. He holds degrees from Columbia University and the University of Maryland and is the author of numerous papers and 13 published or forthcoming books, including 3 punctum titles: Ostranenie: On Shame and Knowing (2012), Escargotesque, or, What is Experience? (2015), and Misinterest: Essays, Pensées, and Dreams (2019). 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.