Mike Hill

Associate Professor
Department of English

Michael HillHumanities 333
(518) 442-4056

Ph.D. Stony Brook University, SUNY
M.A. University of California, Santa Barbara
B.A. Humboldt State University (CSU)


Research areas: Race studies; "whiteness", U.S. minority relations; civil society; history of democracy; relation between "print culture" (the novel) and politics

Professor Hill has published widely and teaches in eighteenth-century studies, critical race theory, and contemporary cultural studies. His books are: The Other Adam Smith: Popular Contention, Commercial Society, and the Birth of Necro-politics (Stanford: 2014, co-authored); After Whiteness: Unmaking an American Majority (NYU: 2004); Masses, Classes, and the Public Sphere (Verso: 2000, contrib. ed.); and Whiteness: A Critical Reader (NYU: 1997, contrib. ed.). He is currently writing a book called Ecologies of War: Racial Complexity in an Age of Failed States for the University of Minnesota Press.