Mike Hill

Mike Hill

Department of English


Humanities 329

PhD, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Mike Hill
On Posthuman War: Computation and Military Violence

Mike Hill's research focuses on contemporary questions of race and whiteness; Enlightenment literature, political economy, and natural philosophy; ecological re-conceptions of human identity, and most recently, the intersection of culture and war. 

His primary publications to date are: On Posthuman War:  Computation and the Military Violence (University of Minnesota Press: 2022); The Other Adam Smith (Stanford University Press: 2015); After Whiteness: Unmaking an American Majority (New York University Press: 2004; Whiteness: A Critical Reader (New York University Press: 1997), which won the Gustavas Myers Award for Best Book of 1997; and Masses, Classes, and the Public Sphere (Verso: 2001).

Mike Hill’s current work focuses on war and climate change, and a new history of the English realist novel. He continues to work as a core member of The Re: Enlightenment Project, an international collaborative group focused on solving twenty-first century problems by reevaluating and renewing the social, epistemic, and artistic projects gathered under the heading of Enlightenment.