Mike Hill is Professor of English at the University at Albany, SUNY. He has published widely and teaches regularly eighteenth-century studies, materialist theory, philosophy of science, and contemporary US race relations. His books are: The Other Adam Smith (Stanford: 2015) (co-authored with Warren Montag); After Whiteness: Unmaking an American Majority (NYU: 2004); Masses, Classes, and the Public Sphere (Verso: 2000) (contributing ed.); and Whiteness: A Critical Reader (NYU: 1997); (contrib. ed.). His latest book, Volume one of Ecologies of War, will appear on the University of Minnesota Press. A second volume on war and climate change is due to follow. Hill is also writing a book on the computational origins of the English novel.