Marvin Watersone is a professor emeritus in the School of Geography and Development at the University of Arizona, where he has been a faculty member for more than 30 years. He is also the former director of the University of Arizona Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Comparative Cultural and Literary Studies. His research and teaching focus on the Gramscian notions of hegemony and common sense and their connections to social justice and progressive social change. His most recent coauthored books are "Wageless Life: A Manifesto for a Future beyond Capitalism" and "Geographic Thought: A Praxis Perspective." He currently co-teaches a course each spring titled “What is Politics?” with Professor Noam Chomsky.