Athena Athanasiou

Athena Athanasiou is Professor of Social Anthropology and Gender Theory at Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens, Greece. She is co-author, with Judith Butler, of Dispossession: The Performative in the Political (Polity Press, 2013). She is the author of Life at the Limit: Essays on Gender, Body and Biopolitics (Athens, 2007) and Crisis as a State of Exception: Critiques and Resistances (Athens, 2012). She is editor of Feminist Theory and Cultural Critique (Athens, 2006), Rewriting Difference: Luce Irigaray and 'the Greeks' (SUNY Press, 2010) and Biosocialities: Perspectives on Medical Anthropology (Athens, 2011).