Charlotte Epstein (PhD, cantab.) is Associate Professor in the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney, Australia. Her interests lie in the relationships between language, politics, and the body, and she has published on these questions in broad range of journals across International Relations, Politics and Sociology that include the Review of International Studies, International Organization, the European Journal of International Relations, International Political Sociology and Body and Society among others. She is the author of The Power of Words in International Relations: Birth of an Anti-Whaling Discourse (MIT Press, 2008, runner-up to the ISA Sprout award). Prior to Sydney she taught at the University of California, Berkeley, where she was a Georges Lurcy fellow. She read Philosophy and English at L’Université de Paris-Sorbonne, and International Relations at the University of Cambridge. She is a visiting researcher at the CERI where she is also affiliated with the Nuclear Knowledges program.