Adam Culver received his PhD in Political Science Department from Johns Hopkins University in 2015. He received his B.A. in Political Science from Grinnell College in 2005 and his M.A. in Political Science from Johns Hopkins University in 2007. His research interests are situated at the intersection between comparative racial politics and contemporary political theory, and his work engages an array of intellectual traditions, including Greek Tragedy, German Romanticism, Afro-American prophecy, continental philosophy, critical race theory, post-colonial studies, Black Nationalism, and agonistic pluralism. He is currently working on a dissertation titled “Race and Vision: A Tragic Reading” that explores a set of creative intersections between romanticism, Nietzschean thought, and black politics in thought and action. When he is not teaching, researching, or writing, Adam enjoys working on music and DJing at various venues throughout Baltimore City. He was named “Best DJ at a Club” in 2008 by the Baltimore City Paper and has performed with numerous recording artists, including DJ Scottie B, The Death Set, Leif, Das Racist, Spankrock, and Diplo.