Staff Archives - Brooklyn Institute for Social Research

Seth Rose

Seth has an M.A. in Liberal Studies and Advanced Certificate in Film Studies from the CUNY Graduate Center, and a BA from UNC-Chapel Hill. His writing engages the post-industrial city on film, and the disruptive force of chronic illness. An occasional short-film maker, he has previously worked as a college advisor and anti-death penalty advocate.

Lauren K. Wolfe

Lauren K. Wolfe is Associate Faculty and Program Director at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research. She received her PhD from New York University, her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and her BA from Grinnell College. Her interests are in 20th and 21st century Austrian and German literature and the practice and […]

Nara Roberta Silva

Nara Roberta Silva earned her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in Sociology from the State University of Campinas (Unicamp), Brazil. Her research and teaching focus on the areas of social movements, global Marxism, post/anti-colonialism, and the links between classical and contemporary sociological theory to illuminate issues on race, class, and gender in the making of subjectivity […]

Danielle Drori

Danielle Drori received her M.A. in Comparative Literature from Tel Aviv University and her Ph.D. in Hebrew and Judaic Studies from New York University. She has taught courses on literary theory, modern Jewish literatures, nationalism and gender at the University of Oxford, New York University, and the City College of New York. Her writing has […]

Mark DeLucas

Mark DeLucas has worked variously in magazine publishing, museum administration and corporate finance. He was the co-founder and -manager of Big Irv’s, an art collective and event space located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Interests include literature and political and cultural history.

Jeffrey Escoffier

Jeffrey Escoffier writes on the history of sexuality, LGBT history and public health. He is also the author a short biography of John Maynard Keynes and editor of a book on the work of choreographer Mark Morris. From 1980 to 1988, he was the executive editor of Socialist Review (Berkeley) and from 1988 to 1992 served […]

Audrey Nicolaides

Audrey Nicolaides is a Chicago-based critical theorist and union organizer committed to public facing scholarship. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in political science at Northwestern University where she specializes in political theory and international relations. Her current research project “Progressive Internationalism and the Philosophy of History” probes the history and theoretical infrastructure of nineteenth […]

Kali Handelman

Kali Handelman is an editor and writing coach based in London, where she moved after sixteen years working in academia and the arts in New York City. She has an MA in religious studies from Columbia University, and a BA in cultural and media studies from Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at The New School, […]

Abby Kluchin

Abby Kluchin is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Ursinus College, where she also coordinates the Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies program and co-directs the Teaching Learning Institute. Abby holds a Ph.D., M.Phil., and M.A. in philosophy of religion from Columbia University and a B.A. with High Honors from Swarthmore College. She has previously […]

Michael Stevenson

Michael Stevenson received his BA in philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania and his PhD in philosophy from Columbia University, having begun his post-graduate study at Cornell University. He has taught at Columbia University as a Core Lecturer, and at Barnard College and Hunter College, City University of New York. He specializes in the German […]