BISR Network Archives - Brooklyn Institute for Social Research

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.

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 […]

Brandi Hughes

Brandi Hughes is an Assistant Professor in the departments of History and American Culture at the University of Michigan. Previously she was a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Religious Studies at Stanford. Brandi received her PhD from Yale University in the fall of 2009. Her research concerns African American religious and intellectual history across the […]

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 […]

Adriana Garriga-López

Adriana Garriga-López, Ph.D is Associate Professor and Chair of the Anthropology and Sociology Department of Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She holds Ph.D. (2010), M.Phil. (2006) and MA (2003) degrees in Cultural Anthropology from Columbia University. Adriana was also a Ph.D. student in the History of Consciousness Board of the University of California in Santa […]

Timothy Brownlee

Timothy L. Brownlee holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Boston University, and a Bachelor of Humanities from Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada). He is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio). His research focuses on German idealism, in particular the writings of G.W.F. Hegel, 19th and 20th century European philosophy, and social and political […]

Morgan Meis

Morgan Meis is a contributor at The New Yorker. He has a PhD in Philosophy and has written for n+1, The Believer, Harper’s Magazine, Slate, and The Virginia Quarterly Review. He won the Whiting Award in 2013. Morgan is also an editor at 3 Quarks Daily and at The Easel and is a winner of a Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers grant. A book of Morgan’s selected essays can be found here. He […]

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 […]

K. Soraya Batmanghelichi

Dr. K. Soraya Batmanghelichi is the Associate Professor for the Study of Modern Iran at the University of Oslo, Norway. A women’s activist and feminist scholar, her research focuses on contemporary women’s movements, sexuality, and gendered public space in Iran and the modern Middle East. She has presented her work at international conferences in the United States, Europe and the Middle East. Recent […]