W.J.T. Mitchell is Professor of English and Art History at the University of Chicago. He is also the editor of Critical Inquiry. His recent publications include Seeing Madness: Insanity, Media, and Visual Culture (2012), Cloning Terror: The War of Images, September 11 to Abu Ghraib (2011), and Critical Terms in Media Studies (2010; with Mark Hansen). His newest book Image Science: Iconology, Media Aesthetics, and Visual Culture was published in 2015. Mitchell’s articles have appeared in numerous journals, including Art in America, October, London Review of Books, and Artforum.