Derek S. Denman is a Post-doctoral Researcher at the University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Social Sciences. He is a political theorist with interests in the politics of space, place, and scale, critical border and migration studies, and the relation between architecture, design, and democracy. He approaches these topics through critical theory, continental philosophy, and postcolonial thought. At the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, he was a Post-doctoral Fellow from 2017–2019. He received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University in December 2015. He has served as an Assistant Editor at Political Theory: An International Journal of Political Philosophy from 2012–2015. He has also taught political science at Goucher College, Towson University, Loyola University Maryland, and Johns Hopkins University. In 2017, he was a Fellow at City/Nature: Urban Environmental Humanities, a summer institute sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities.