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Lisa Wade

Wade, Lisa

Lisa Wade is a professor of sociology at Occidental College. In addition to dozens of research papers, chapters, and essays, she is the coauthor of Gender: Ideas, Interactions, Institutions (2015) ...

Wald, Gayle

Gayle Wald is the author of It’s Been Beautiful: Soul! and Black Power TV (2015) and Shout, Sister, Shout! The Untold Story of Rock-and-Roll Trailblazer Sister Rosetta Tharpe (2007). She teaches ...

Waldman, Adelle

The reporter and columnist Adelle Waldman published her highly acclaimed debut novel, The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P., in 2013 (recently translated into French by Anne Rabinovitch). With finesse and ...

Walker, Kyle

Kyle Walker is a writer based in Anchorage, Alaska, where he lives with his wife. He loves that one song by Toto. He hates Earl Grey with too much bergamot.

Walkowitz, Rebecca L.

Rebecca L. Walkowitz is Associate Professor of English and Affiliate Faculty in Comparative Literature at Rutgers University. Her research focuses on transnational and multilingual approaches to ...

Wall, Cynthia

Cynthia Wall is Professor of English at the University of Virginia. She is the author of The Literary and Cultural Spaces of Restoration London (1998) and The Prose of Things: Transformations of ...

Wallack, Nicole B.

Nicole B. Wallack, PhD, is the Director of Columbia University’s Undergraduate Writing Program. She writes and teaches on American literature, writing pedagogy, educational history, and the essay ...

Walley, Christine

Christine Walley is an associate professor of anthropology at MIT. She is the author of Exit Zero: Family and Class in Post-Industrial Chicago (2013) and is making a companion documentary film, also ...

Walsh, Keri

Keri Walsh is the editor of James Joyce’s Dubliners (2016) and The Letters of Sylvia Beach (2010). She is an assistant professor in the Department of English at Fordham University in New York.

Washington, John

John Washington is a novelist and translator currently based in Arizona. Follow him on Twitter at EndDeportations. Find more of his work at www.jblackburnwashington.com. Galen Trezise is a multi ...

Wasserstrom, Jeffrey

Jeffrey Wasserstrom is Chancellor’s Professor of History at UC Irvine and the author of four books, including China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know (2010 and 2013 editions). He ...
Lindsay Waters

Waters, Lindsay

Lindsay Waters earned his PhD in 1976 at the University of Chicago with a dissertation on Byron and the Renaissance Italian epic. He was an editor at University of Minnesota Press from 1979 to 1984 ...

Watson, Jini Kim

Jini Kim Watson is an associate professor of English and comparative literature at New York University. She is the author of The New Asian City: Three-Dimensional Fictions of Space and Urban Form ...

Wechsler, Mattie

Mattie Wechsler recently graduated from Bryn Mawr College and lives in Philadelphia.
Omari Weekes

Weekes, Omari

Omari Weekes is an assistant professor of English at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. His primary scholarly work thinks through the affective dimensions of sex and spirituality in 20th- and ...

Wehling-Giorgi, Katrin

Katrin Wehling-Giorgi completed her PhD in Italian Studies at the University of Oxford and is currently Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Study, University of Warwick. She is ...

Weisenfeld, Judith

Judith Weisenfeld is Agate Brown and George L. Collord Professor of Religion at Princeton University. Her books include New World A-Coming: Black Religion and Racial Identity During the Great ...

Weiss, Max

Max Weiss is Elias Boudinot Bicentennial Preceptor and Assistant Professor of History and Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University. He is the author of In the Shadow of Sectarianism: Law ...

Weiss, Ivan

Ivan Weiss is a documentary filmmaker, photographer, and teacher based in Durham, North Carolina. His work has spanned a variety of subjects, including experimental music, baseball, desegregation ...

Weitz, Eric D.

Eric D. Weitz is Distinguished Professor of History at The City College of New York. His book, Weimar Germany: Promise and Tragedy (2007), was named an “Editor’s Choice” in the New York Times. His ...

Weschler, Lawrence

Lawrence Weschler is an award-winning writer, journalist, and curator. Director emeritus of the New York Institute for the Humanities of NYU, he is also a former staff writer at the New Yorker and ...

Whitaker , Kayla Rae

Kayla Rae Whitaker recently returned to her native Kentucky after seven years of living in New York City. She now lives in Louisville. Her debut novel, The Animators, was released by Random House on ...

White, Patricia

Patricia White is the Eugene Lang Research Professor of Film and Media Studies at Swarthmore College and the author of Uninvited: Classical Hollywood Cinema and Lesbian Representability (1999) and ...

Whitted, Qiana

Qiana Whitted is Associate Professor of English and African American Studies at University of South Carolina. A graduate of Hampton University with a PhD from Yale, her research focuses on African ...

Wiet, Victoria

Victoria Wiet is a PhD candidate in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. She is currently writing a dissertation on Victorian theatre, the novel, and the emergent concept of ...

Wilde, Matt

Matt Wilde is a Research Fellow in the Department of Anthropology at the London School of Economics. He specializes in research on urban politics in Venezuela and the United Kingdom.

Wilf, Eitan

Eitan Wilf is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He received his PhD in anthropology from the University of Chicago in 2010 ...

Wilkins, John

John Wilkins is a Senior Adjunct Professor in Writing and Literature at California College of the Arts. He is the theater critic at KQED Arts in San Francisco.

Williams, Jeffrey J.

Jeffrey J. Williams is a professor of literary and cultural studies at Carnegie Mellon University. 

Wilson, Jennifer

Jennifer Wilson is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. She holds a PhD in Slavic Languages and Literatures from Princeton University and a BA in Russian Literature from Columbia ...
William Julius Wilson

Wilson, William Julius

William Julius Wilson is Geyser University Professor at Harvard. A recipient of the 1998 National Medal of Science, the highest scientific honor bestowed in the United States, his many publications ...

Wilson, Brandy T.

A native Texan, Brandy T. Wilson teaches writing, literature, and gender & women’s studies at the University of Memphis and is the author of The Palace Blues, a finalist for the 2015 Lambda ...

Wilson, Cintra

Cintra Wilson, author of Fear and Clothing: Unbuckling American Style, is originally from San Francisco, where she spent several years performing and writing for the stage. These writings begat ...

Wind, Maya

Maya Wind is an Israeli conscientious objector and a PhD candidate in the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at NYU.

Wing, Carlin

Carlin Wing is an artist and a doctoral candidate in the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication at NYU, where she works on material technology, performance, and sport. She has been a ...

Wingrave, David J.

David J. Wingrave is an MFA graduate of the creative writing program in fiction at NYU, where he was a Writers in the Public Schools Fellow. He currently teaches at The City University of New York.

Winstead, Ed

Ed Winstead is Coordinating Editor of Public Books and co-editor of Guernica Daily. His work has appeared in Literary Hub, Guernica, Hyperallergic, the Rumpus, the American Reader, and elsewhere ...

Winterbottom, Tom

Tom Winterbottom is a writer based in San Francisco. His first book, A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro after 1889, will be published later this year.

Witt, Emily

Emily Witt is the author of Future Sex (2016). She has written for the New Yorker, the London Review of Books, and n+1 and lives in Brooklyn. (Author photograph by Noah Kalina)

Wittenberg, David

David Wittenberg teaches English, comparative literature, and cinema at the University of Iowa. He is the author of Philosophy, Revision, Critique: Rereading Practices in Heidegger, Nietzsche, and ...
Eric Wohlstadter

Wohlstadter, Eric

Eric Wohlstadter is pursuing an MFA in fiction at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where he is the Iowa Arts Fellow.

Wool, Zoë H. (ed.)

Zoë H. Wool is an NIMH Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research at Rutgers University. Her current book manuscript, “Emergent Ordinaries: The ...

Wray, Matt

Matt Wray is Associate Professor of Sociology at Temple University and a Contributing Editor for Public Books. He is the author Not Quite White: White Trash and the Boundaries of Whiteness (2006) and ...

Wright, Erik Olin

Erik Olin Wright was educated at Harvard, Balliol College, Oxford, and the University of California, Berkeley, where he received his PhD in Sociology. He has taught sociology at the University of ...

Wu, Cynthia

Cynthia Wu is an associate professor of American studies in the Department of Transnational Studies at the University at Buffalo (SUNY). She is the author of Chang and Eng Reconnected: The Original ...

Wu, Albert

Albert Wu is an assistant professor in the Department of History at the American University of Paris.

Wyman, Annie Julia

Annie Julia Wyman is a writer who lives on both coasts. She is an editor at McSweeney’s Publishing, as well as a doctoral candidate at Harvard, where she studies and teaches laughter and comedy.