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Vaccaro, Jeanne

Jeanne Vaccaro is a postdoctoral fellow in gender studies at Indiana University, where she teaches a course at the Kinsey Institute on queer archives. She is the curator of “Bring Your Own Body,” an ...

Vadde, Aarthi

Aarthi Vadde is Assistant Professor of English at Duke University. She is completing a book called “Chimeras of Form” about literary modernism’s relationship to colonial and contemporary ...

Vaidhyanathan, Siva

Siva Vaidhyanathan is the Robertson Professor of Media Studies at the University of Virginia and the author of The Googlization of Everything—and Why We Should Worry (2011).

Vaidya, Anjali

Anjali Vaidya is a freelance writer and graduate student, based out of Bangalore, India, and Irvine, California. She has written in the past for Tehelka, The Caravan, and the Los Angeles Review of ...

Vaillancourt, Eva

Eva Vaillancourt graduated from Barnard College in 2012, and is now working for the City of New York.

Vajpeyi, Ananya

Ananya Vajpeyi is an Associate Fellow with the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, New Delhi, and a Global Ethics Fellow with the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, New ...

VanDeCarr, Paul

Paul VanDeCarr is a nonprofit writer, editor, and trainer; an arts writer; a puppetry presenter; and a maker of video and audio projects. He lives in New York City.

Varzi, Roxanne

Roxanne Varzi is a writer, anthropologist, filmmaker, and Associate Professor of Anthropology and Film and Media Studies at the University of California, Irvine. She is the author of Warring Souls: ...

Venayre, Sylvain

Sylvain Venayre is a French historian and professor of contemporary history at the Université Grenoble Alpes. His research focuses on the history of representations of time and space, as well as the ...

Venkat, Bharat Jayram

Bharat Jayram Venkat is an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Oregon. His recent publications include “Scenes of Commitment” (Cultural Anthropology, 2017) and ...

Venkatesh, Sudhir

Sudhir Venkatesh is William B. Ransford Professor of Sociology and the Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University. From 2009-2011, he was Senior Research Advisor to the Office of the Director ...
Deb Verhoeven

Verhoeven, Deb

Deb Verhoeven is Professor and Chair of Media and Communication at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. She is the author of Jane Campion (2009) and is currently writing a book on serendipity ...

Vernon, James

James Vernon is the author, most recently, of Distant Strangers: How Britain Became Modern (2014) and the forthcoming Cambridge History of Britain Since 1750. He teaches at the University of ...

Vetter, Michael

Michael Vetter is a doctoral candidate in 20th-century American art history at the University of Maryland, College Park and a curatorial research fellow at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden ...

Vincent, J. Keith

J. Keith Vincent teaches Japanese and comparative literature at Boston University. Together with Alan Tansman he has co-edited a selection of new essays on Sōseki, originally written in English, that ...

Vint, Sherryl

Sherryl Vint is Professor of Science Fiction Media Studies at the University of California, Riverside, where she co-directs the Science Fiction and Technoculture Studies program. An editor of the ...

Vitzthum, Virginia

Virginia Vitzthum has written for publications including Elle, Ms, the Village Voice, WashingtonPost.com, AlterNet.org, Time Out New York, and Salon.com, where she was a columnist. She is the author ...

Volpp, Leti

Leti Volpp is the Robert D. and Leslie Kay Raven Professor of Law at UC Berkeley, where she researches questions of immigration, citizenship, and identity. Her most recent publication is “The ...

von Mücke, Dorothea E.

Dorothea E. von Mücke is Professor of Germanic Languages at Columbia University and the author, most recently, of The Practices of the Enlightenment: Aesthetics, Authorship and the Public (2015) ...

Vukovic, Kristin

Kristin Vukovic is a writer and editor based in New York City. Her writing has appeared in BBC Travel, The Daily Beast, Condé Nast Traveller India, Culture, and Connecticut Review, among others ...