Born in Baulet, Belgium. Lives and works in London, United Kingdom
Chantal Mouffe is Professor of Political Theory at the Centre for the Study of Democracy at the University of Westminster in London. She has taught and researched at many universities in Europe, North America, and South America and is a member of the Collège International de Philosophie in Paris, France. She is the editor of Gramsci and Marxist Theory (London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1979); Dimensions of Radical Democracy: Pluralism, Citizenship, Community (London: Verso, 1992); Deconstruction and Pragmatism (London: Routledge, 1996); and The Challenge of Carl Schmitt (London: Verso, 1999); the co-author with Ernesto Laclau of Hegemony and Socialist Strategy: Towards a Radical Democratic Politics (London: Verso, 1985); and the author of The Return of the Political (London: Verso, 1993) and The Democratic Paradox (London, Verso, 2000).
Contribution: Participates with the essay “Democracy in Europe: The Challenge of Right-Wing Populism” in Station 4: The Book.