Agatha Slupek is a doctoral student in political theory, pursuing a minor field in comparative politics. She holds a BA (Hons) in Philosophy and Political Theory from McGill University. Her primary research interests are in feminist theory, Marxist and post-Marxist theory, affect theory, and contemporary democratic thought. Additional research interests include 17th and 18th century philosophy (particularly Spinoza and Hume), pragmatism, psychoanalysis, critical animal studies, and black feminisms.