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Abatiell, Patrick

Patrick Abatiell is a PhD candidate in English at New York University. He has written about restaurant labor for The Awl and for Public Books, where he is a section editor. He works in a restaurant.

Abu-Zeid, Kareem James

Kareem James Abu-Zeid is working on his PhD in Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley, with a focus on modern Arabic poetry. He also works as a translator of Arabic novels ...

Adams, Rachel

Rachel Adams is Professor of English and Director of the Center for the Study of Social Difference at Columbia University. Her most recent books are Raising Henry: A Memoir of Motherhood, Disability ...

Adelman, Jeremy

Jeremy Adelman is the Henry Charles Lea Professor of History at Princeton University. He is the author, most recently, of Worldly Philosopher: The Odyssey of Albert O. Hirschman (2013).

Agathocleous, Tanya

Tanya Agathocleous is an associate professor of English at Hunter College, CUNY. She is the author of Urban Realism and the Cosmopolitan Imagination (2011) and is working on a book about disaffection ...

al-Qattan, Najwa

Najwa al-Qattan is Associate Professor of Middle Eastern History at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Her areas of research include: the Jews and Christians of the Ottoman Empire, the ...

Alexander, Neta

Neta Alexander is a doctoral candidate in the department of Cinema Studies at New York University, researching streaming technologies and digital spectatorship. Her articles have appeared in Film ...
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Alexandre, Sandy

Sandy Alexandre is an associate professor of American literature at MIT. She is author of The Properties of Violence: Claims to Ownership in Representations of Lynching (2012).

Alison, Jane

In addition to Nine Island, recently published by Catapult, Jane Alison is the author of a memoir, The Sisters Antipodes, and three novels—The Love-Artist, The Marriage of the Sea, and Natives and ...

Alizadeh, Ali

Ali Alizadeh is Lecturer in Creative Writing at Monash University, Melbourne, where he is Director of the Centre for Australian and Postcolonial Writing. He is the author of Ashes in the Air (2011) ...

Allan, Ed

Ed Allan is long dead.

Allen, Ben

Ben Allen is a PhD candidate in Stanford University’s interdisciplinary Modern Thought and Literature program, where he studies gender and the history of software. His current work focuses on the ...

Alpert, Avi

Avi Alpert is a Mellon Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of English and Center for Cultural Analysis at Rutgers University. He is currently at work on a book project with the working title ...

Alwan, Mohammed Hasan

The novelist Mohammed Hasan Alwan’s most recent novel, Al-Qundus (The Beaver, 2011; recently translated from Arabic into French by by Stéphanie Dujols as Le Castor), is at once an unsparing account ...

Alworth, David J.

David J. Alworth is Assistant Professor of English and of History and Literature at Harvard University, where he teaches modern and contemporary American literature. His first book, Site Reading: ...

Amend, Allison

Allison Amend is the author of A Nearly Perfect Copy, Stations West, Things That Pass for Love, and, just this week from Nan A. Talese/Doubleday Books, Enchanted Islands, inspired by the midcentury ...

Anand, B. M.

B. M. Anand was an Indian artist and illustrator.

Anjaria, Ulka

Ulka Anjaria is an associate professor of English at Brandeis University. She is the author of Realism in the Twentieth-Century Indian Novel: Colonial Difference and Literary Form (2012) and editor ...

Apter, Emily

Emily Apter is Professor of French and Comparative Literature at New York University. Her book Against World Literature: On the Politics of Untranslatability is forthcoming from Verso in the spring ...
Jacquelyn Ardam

Ardam, Jacquelyn

Jacquelyn Ardam is a visiting assistant professor in English at Colby College. Her work has been published in venues such as the Los Angeles Review of Books, The Toast, Jacket2, Modernism/modernity ...

Arjomand, Minou

Minou Arjomand is an assistant professor in the English Department at Boston University, where she teaches courses on theater and performance.

Arkebauer, Sarah

Sarah Arkebauer is an editorial intern at Public Books and a PhD candidate in the English and Comparative Literature department at Columbia University.

Arnould, Jacques

Jacques Arnould, historian and theologist, is the project director for ethical issues at the National Center for Space Studies (CNES). His interest lies in the relationship between sciences ...

Aronczyk, Melissa

Melissa Aronczyk is an assistant professor of media and politics at Rutgers University. She is the author of Branding the Nation: The Global Business of National Identity (2013).

Asaro, Peter

Peter Asaro is Assistant Professor and Director of Graduate Programs for the School of Media Studies at the New School for Public Engagement, and the cofounder and cochair of the International ...

Asher-Schapiro, Avi

Avi Asher-Schapiro is a graduate student at NYU and a freelance journalist based in Brooklyn. He was a Research Associate at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs at Georgetown ...

Asif, Manan Ahmed

Manan Ahmed Asif is a historian of South Asia who works on space, narratives and the city. He is working on, among other things, a conquest narrative from the thirteenth century Uch Sharif. He walks ...

Attridge, Derek

Derek Attridge’s books range from accounts of poetic form to studies of James Joyce. They include J. M. Coetzee and the Ethics of Reading (2004), The Work of Literature (2015), and, as coeditor ...

Atwood, Amanda

Amanda Atwood has lived in Harare since 1999. She is the content manager at Kubatana, an organization that shares civic and human rights information with Zimbabweans.

Auyero, Javier

Javier Auyero is Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Professor of Latin American Sociology at the University of Texas, Austin. His most recent book, Patients of the State, was recently published by Duke ...

Avery, Ellis

Ellis Avery is the author of two award-winning novels published by Riverhead Books: The Last Nude (2012) and The Teahouse Fire (2007). She teaches fiction writing at Columbia University and at home ...