Bernard E. Harcourt is an editor of the works of Michel Foucault. He is currently the editor of a series of lectures, published by Columbia University Press, given by Michel Foucault prior to his years at the Collège de France. The first volume of this series, Sexuality: The 1964 Clermont-Ferrand and 1969 Vincennes Lectures, was published in 2021.

He is also the editor of the French edition of Michel Foucault’s 1972-73 lectures at the Collège de France, La Société punitive (Gallimard 2013), the 1971-1972 lectures, Theories et institutions pénales (Gallimard 2015), and the Pléiade edition of Surveiller et punir in the collected works of Foucault at Gallimard (2016).

He is co-editor of the lectures Foucault delivered at Louvain in 1981, in French and English, Wrong-Doing, Truth-Telling: The Function of Avowal in Justice (Chicago 2014).

Harcourt is also editor of several volumes, including A Time for Critique with Didier Fassin (Columbia University Press 2019), Guns, Crime, and Punishment in America (NYU 2003) and Criminal Law and the Regulation of Vice, with Frank Zimring (West, 2nd edition, 2014).

He is currently working on Foucault’s lectures on Nietzsche for the next series of lecture publications of Foucault by Gallimard/Le Seuil called Cours et travaux avant le Collège de France.