Catherine Malabou is professor of philosophy at the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy at Kingston University, London, and of comparative literature at the University of California, Irvine. Her many books include What Should We Do with Our Brain? (2008), Plasticity at the Dusk of Writing (Columbia, 2009), and Before Tomorrow: Epigenesis and Rationality (2016).
Carolyn Shread is lecturer in French at Mount Holyoke College and teaches translation studies at Smith College. Her translations include several works by Catherine Malabou.