Daniel is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of New South Wales. He holds a PhD in Philosophy from UNSW and a Bachelor of Arts/Law from Macquarie University. Daniel is a legal theorist working in the critical and continental traditions of thought. He has published on sovereignty, political ontology, government, and political crises, with a particular emphasis on the work of Giorgio Agamben and Carl Schmitt. His other research interests include Marxist state theory, the politics and theory of human rights, public law theory (in particular popular sovereignty and constituent power), and the impact of neo-liberalism on the state. He is currently completing a book manuscript on Agamben's legal and political thought.