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Associate Professor, Sociology, Wilfrid Laurier University

Greg Bird is a contemporary social and political theorist whose research focuses
on biopolitics, community and apparatuses. He is co-editing a forthcoming anthology
on dispositifs/apparatuses called Dispositif. A Cartography (MIT Press, 2021).
His first solo-authored book, Containing Community (SUNY Press 2016), won the
2017 Symposium Book Award. He is the co-editor of Community, Immunity, and
the Proper: Roberto Esposito (Routledge 2015), Unlimit: Rethinking the Boundaries
Between Philosophy, Aesthetics and Arts (Mimesis 2018) and a recent special issue of
the European Journal of Social Theory called “The Politics of Life” (2019). He serves
on the international advisory board for the Italian Thought Network and he is the
co-coordinator of Techne: Wilfrid Laurier University Biopolitical Research Group.
He has held visiting research positions at Roma Tre (2018), the Scuola Normale
Superiore di Pisa (2015) and the Istituto Italiano di Scienze Umane in Naples


  • 2013–2020
    Associate Professor, Wilfrid Laurier University