Dr Elizabeth A. Povinelli is an anthropologist, writer, and filmmaker. In her writing and film work, she developed a critical theory of late liberalism that supports an anthropology of the otherwise. She was previously the editor of Public Culture and has published widely, including Geontologies: A Requiem to Late Liberalism (2016), Economies of Abandonment (2011), and The Empire of Love (2006). She is a founding member of the Karrabing Film Collective. Povinelli is the Franz Boas Professor of Anthropology and Gender Studies at Columbia University, New York.