Staff Archives - Brooklyn Institute for Social Research

Lauren K. Wolfe

Lauren K. Wolfe is a translator, editor, and educator, in addition to working as Program Coordinator and Executive/Research Assistant at BISR. 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 […]

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 […]

Theodra Bane

Philadelphia Coordinator Theodra Bane is a PhD Candidate at Villanova University in Philosophy. She has an MA in Philosophy from the New School for Social Research. Her current research is centered on her dissertation project entitled Bodies Before the Law: Sovereignty, Citizenship, and Race in the Settler Colonial State, focusing on the relationship between settler colonialism and liberalism through the political economy of property-valuation […]

Mark DeLucas

Mark DeLucas has worked variously in magazine publishing, museum administration and corporate finance. He is 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 […]

Angela Roskop Erisman

Angela Roskop Erisman holds a Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, an M.A. in Semitics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a B.A. in English Literature from Lawrence University. Her professional activities straddle the worlds of academia and publishing. Her research and writing focuses on the literary formation of the […]

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 […]