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Matthew Brown

P. Brown, Matthew

Matthew P. Brown is an associate professor in the Center for the Book and the English Department at the University of Iowa. He is the author of The Pilgrim and the Bee: Reading Rituals and Book ...

Pandian, Anand

Anand Pandian teaches anthropology at Johns Hopkins University. His books include Ayya’s Accounts: A Ledger of Hope in Modern India (2014), which he wrote with his grandfather.

Parenti, Christian

Christian Parenti is an American investigative journalist and author. His books include Lockdown America: Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis (2000) and Tropic of Chaos: Climate Change and the ...

Parker, Morgan

Morgan Parker is the author of Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night (Switchback Books 2015), selected by Eileen Myles for the 2013 Gatewood Prize, and There Are More Beautiful Things Than ...

Parker, Ben

Ben Parker has written about television and film for Film Quarterly, Artforum.com, the Paris Review blog, and Capital New York. He received his PhD in English from Columbia University in 2014. He ...

Parra, Jamie

Jamie Parra is a doctoral candidate in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.  He is working on a dissertation entitled “Prisoners of Style: Slavery, Ethics, and ...

Pasold, Lisa

Lisa Pasold is a Montreal writer who divides her time between Paris and other places. She is currently in New Orleans. She is a journalist, novelist, and author of three books of poetry including A ...

Pearl, Sharrona

Sharrona Pearl is an assistant professor at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. A historian and theorist of the body and face, Pearl has published widely in ...

Peebles, Gustav

Gustav Peebles is an Associate Professor at The New School in New York City, where he teaches anthropology and global studies. Currently, his research explores the social and legal regulation of ...

Pei, Lowry

Lowry Pei is Professor of English at Simmons College, in Boston, where he has taught fiction and nonfiction writing for 30 years. His recent works, mostly unpublished, include a novel, a nonfiction ...

Perelman, Bob

Bob Perelman is Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania. His books of poetry include Iflife (2006) and Ten to One: Selected Poems (1999); among his works of criticism are The ...

Perlow, Seth

Seth Perlow teaches American literature, poetics, and media studies at Georgetown University. His current book project, “The Poem Electric,” traces a lineage of experimental writers who use ...

Perrin, Tom

Tom Perrin is Associate Professor of English and Associate Provost at Huntingdon College. His book, The Aesthetics of Middlebrow Fiction, was published in 2015, and his work has also appeared in ...

Perry, Imani

Imani Perry is the Hughes-Rogers professor of African American studies at Princeton University, where she is also affiliated with the Programs in Law and Public Affairs and Gender and Sexuality ...

Petersen, Jennifer

Jennifer Petersen is Associate Professor of Media Studies at the University of Virginia. She is the author of Murder, the Media, and the Politics of Public Feelings: Remembering Matthew Shepard and ...

Petre, Caitlin

Caitlin Petre is a postdoctoral fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. Her work examines the shifting nature of professional autonomy and managerial authority in the networked ...

Petrzela, Natalia Mehlman

Natalia Mehlman Petrzela is Assistant Professor of History at The New School in New York City. She is the author of Classroom Wars: Language, Sex, and the Making of Modern Political Culture (Oxford ...
Clare Pettitt

Pettitt, Clare

Clare Pettitt is Professor of 19th-Century Literature and Culture at King’s College London.  She is currently finishing two books; one called “Distant Contemporaries: Revolution, Time Lag and Form ...

Philliou, Christine

Christine Philliou is Associate Professor of Ottoman and Modern Turkish History at Columbia University.

Phillips-Fein, Kim

Kim Phillips-Fein is a historian and associate professor at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University. She is the author of Invisible Hands: The Businessmen’s Crusade Against ...

Piccato, Pablo

Pablo Piccato is a professor in the Department of History at Columbia University. His research and teaching focus on modern Mexico, particularly on crime, politics, and culture. His work includes ...
Victor Pickard

Pickard, Victor

Victor Pickard is an associate professor at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the editor (with Robert McChesney) of Will the Last Reporter Please Turn ...

Platt, Kevin M. F.

Kevin M. F. Platt is Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures and Chair of the Program in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory at the University of Pennsylvania. He works on ...

Platt, Ben

Ben Platt is senior editor and global coordinator at Public Books. Previously a book editor at Basic Books and Penguin Press, he is currently the director of the community speaker series SHELTER. Ben ...

Plotz, John

John Plotz is Professor of Victorian Literature at Brandeis University. His books include The Crowd: British Literature and Public Politics (2000), Portable Property: Victorian Culture on the Move ...

Polefrone , Phillip

Phillip R. Polefrone is a PhD candidate in English and comparative literature at Columbia University, where he studies 20th-century American fiction, ecocriticism, and speculative fiction. His ...

Pollack-Pelzner, Daniel

Daniel Pollack-Pelzner holds the Ronni Lacroute Chair in Shakespeare Studies at Linfield College in Oregon. His essays on Shakespeare and contemporary culture have recently appeared in the New ...

Popkin, Nathaniel

Nathaniel Popkin is a literary writer and editor and the author of three books, including the 2013 novel Lion and Leopard.

Porter, Abby

Abby Porter is a senior at Columbia University, where she studies Political Science. She is involved in student government, and works on anti-sexual violence and mental health policies. This summer ...

Posnock, Ross

Ross Posnock teaches American literature from the mid-19th century to now at Columbia University. His books include Color and Culture: Black Writers and the Making of the Modern Intellectual (1998) ...

Potluri, Keerthi

Keerthi Potluri is a Mellon/ACLS Public Fellow at the Central Park Conservancy’s Institute for Urban Parks. She holds a PhD in Rhetoric from the University of California, Berkeley. Follow her ...

Poulson-Bryant, Scott

Scott Poulson-Bryant is the author of HUNG: A Meditation on the Measure of Black Men in America and The VIPs: A Novel. His work has appeared in Palimpsest, The Journal of Popular Music Studies, and ...

Powers, Kevin

Kevin Powers’s first novel, Yellow Birds (2012), was voted one of the ten best books of the year by the New York Times. A finalist for the National Book Award, he received the Guardian First Book ...

Pravilova, Ekaterina

Ekaterina Pravilova is professor of history at Princeton, specializing in 19th-century Imperial Russia. A native of St. Petersburg, Professor Pravilova received a PhD from the Russian Academy of ...

Press, Eyal

Eyal Press is a visiting scholar at the Institute for Public Knowledge and the author of Beautiful Souls (2012), a study of whistle-blowers and conscientious objectors that will be out in paperback ...

Price, Rachel

Rachel Price is Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Princeton University. Her most recent book is Planet/Cuba: Art, Culture, and the Future of the Island (2015).

Price, Leah

Leah Price is Francis Lee Higginson Professor of English at Harvard University and the author of How to Do Things with Books in Victorian Britain (2012) and The Anthology and the Rise of the Novel ...

Pritchard, Eric Darnell

Eric Darnell Pritchard is an assistant professor of English at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His first book, Fashioning Lives: Black Queers and the Politics of Literacy, will be ...

Pritchett, Laura

Laura Pritchett is the author of five novels. Her most recent novel, The Blue Hour, received starred reviews from Library Journal and Booklist, and was recently named by PBS one of the “Top 5 Books ...

Puchner, Martin

Martin Puchner teaches at Harvard University. His most recent book is The Drama of Ideas: Platonic Provocations in Theater and Philosophy (2010).