New York, NY, USA
Eugene Thacker is an author and associate professor at The New School in New York. Thacker is known for his writings on philosophy, media theory, music/sound studies, and writings on the horror and science fiction genres. His work is often associated with the philosophy of nihilism and pessimism. Thacker’s most recent books are the Horror of Philosophyseries and After Life, and he also writes a column called “Occultural Studies.” He received his Bachelor’s degree from theUniversity of Washington, Seattle, and a PhD in Comparative Literature from Rutgers University.