David Theo Goldberg is the Director of the University of California Humanities Research Institute, . Formerly Director and Professor of the School of Justice Studies, a law and social science program, at Arizona State University, he is the author of Racist Culture: Philosophy and the Politics of Meaning (1993), Racial Subjects: Writing on Race in America (1997), and Ethical Theory and Social Issues (1990/1995). He edited Anatomy of Racism (1990) and Multiculturalism: A Critical Reader (1995). He is the founding co-editor of Social Identities: Journal for the Study of Race, Nation and Culture. His current book, The Racial State, will be appearing early next year, as too will be co-edited collections on Race Critical Theories and on Rethinking Postcolonialism.