Ben Dibley is a researcher and writer living in Sydney. He is currently a Research Fellow at the Institute for Culture and Society, the University of Western Sydney, Australia. He has research interests in social and cultural theory, particularly around questions of cultural institutions, colonialism, and the environment. His essays have appeared in Australian Humanities Review, Continuum, Cultural Studies Review, History and Anthropology, International Journal of Cultural Studies, Journal of Contemporary Archaeology, New Formations and Transformations. He is co-author of Collecting, Ordering, Governing: Anthropology and Liberal Government (Duke University Press, 2017).