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Mark Firmani

Mark Firmani is a JD student at Yale Law School and a PhD candidate in English at the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on private international law, legal theory, and the relationship between law and culture, with a particular interest in law and narrative. His dissertation examines how contemporary Iraqi fiction written in Arabic […]

Natalie Suzelis

Natalie Suzelis holds a Ph.D. in Literary and Cultural Studies from Carnegie Mellon University. Her research synthesizes environmental and economic history with cultural theory in order to investigate capitalist transition from the early modern period to the present. She is a contributing editor of Uneven Earth and her research has been published in Shakespeare Studies, Studies in English Literature, […]

David Sugarman

David Sugarman teaches courses about American literature and intellectual history since 1945. He is especially interested in how postwar literature, philosophy, and political theory reflect the changes taking place in American cities during this period. David received his PhD from New York University’s Department of English in 2019, and is now a professor and adviser […]

Megan Berkobien

Meg Berkobien is an educator, translator, and organizer. She is completing a PhD in Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan, where she founded the Emerging Translators Collective (ETC). The ETC is a growing workshop and do-it-together micropress dedicated to transforming the literary translator’s task through the use of collaborative, horizontal publication models.

Zach Fruit

Zach Fruit is a PhD candidate in English at the University of Pennsylvania. He has an MA from Hunter College in British and American Literature. His current research is focused on nineteenth-century British realism and landscape aesthetics. More broadly, his academic interests include critical and postcolonial theory, environmental humanities, the history of photography, and the […]

Rebecca Sanders

Rebecca Sanders is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and an affiliate faculty member in the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Cincinnati. She previously completed her Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Toronto and received her M.A. and B.A. from McGill University. Dr. Sanders’ scholarly […]

Amy Schiller

Amy Schiller researches, writes, and consults at the intersection of political theory and philanthropy. As faculty at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research and at Brooklyn College, Amy teaches on race, sexuality, and gender in politics. Her writing for The Atlantic, The Nation, The Daily Beast and The Chronicle of Philanthropy has covered campus discourse on Israel-Palestine, funding the Movement for Black […]

Szu-Yun Hsu

Szu-Yun Hsu has a PhD in Geography from the University of British Columbia, and is currently based in New York City. She holds a master’s in Geography from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her scholarly interests include international political economy, geopolitical economy, hegemony, state theory, neoliberalism, critical geopolitics, nationalism, populism, and democratization. […]

Kristen Renzi

Kristen Renzi is an Assistant Professor of English at Xavier University, where she teaches late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century literature, poetry, and critical theory (particularly feminist, queer, and performance theory). Her research focuses on representations of women in literature, particularly in terms of embodiment, knowledge, and agency. Her work has been published in several scholarly journals, […]

Holly McGee

A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Assistant Professor at the University of Cincinatti, Dr. Holly McGee specializes in U. S. History and African American History, with an emphasis on black women’s intellectual history, comparative political activism in the United States and South Africa, and popular culture in the twentieth century. Her secondary specialties […]