is an American-born, London-based anthropologist who practises anarchism. He is Professor of Anthropology at the London School of Economics, and the author of Debt: The First 5000 Years (2015) and The Utopia of Rules: On Technology, Stupidity, and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy (2015). His latest book, Bullshit Jobs: A Theory, will be published in May 2018.