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Radney, Imani

Imani Radney received an MA in Social and Cultural Analysis from New York University in 2018. In 2014, she graduated from Harvard University with an AB in African American Studies. She currently ...

Rahmani, Sina

Sina Rahmani is Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of English and Film Studies, University of Alberta. He recently completed his PhD in ...

Rajagopal, Arvind

Arvind Rajagopal is Professor of Media Studies at NYU, and is an affiliated faculty in the Departments of Sociology, and Social and Cultural Analysis. His books include Politics After Television: ...

Ramachandran, Nandini

Nandini Ramachandran is a contributing editor at Public Books and a graduate student in anthropology at the CUNY Graduate Center. She can be found online as @chaosbogey.
Palmer Rampell

Rampell, Palmer

Palmer Rampell received his PhD in English in 2017 from Yale University, where he wrote a dissertation on genre fiction and privacy in 20th-century America. He will be a visiting scholar at the ...
Alice Randall

Randall, Alice

Alice Randall is Writer-in-Residence at Vanderbilt University, where for over a decade she has taught courses on African American foodways. She is the coauthor of the award-winning cookbook memoir ...

Rao, Anupama

Anupama Rao is Associate Professor, History at Barnard College, Columbia University. She is currently completing a book on the political thought of B. R. Ambedkar, tentatively titled “Ambedkar ...

Raphel, Adrienne

Adrienne Raphel is the author of What Was It For (forthcoming in 2017), winner of the Rescue Press Black Box Poetry Prize, and the chapbook But What Will We Do, winner of the Seattle Review Chapbook ...
Vaughn Rasberry

Rasberry, Vaughn

Vaughn Rasberry studies African American and African Diaspora literature, 20th-century American fiction, postcolonial theory, and philosophical theories of modernity. In 2016, Harvard University ...

Reid-Pharr, Robert

Robert Reid-Pharr teaches at the CUNY Graduate Center. He is the author, most recently, of Archives of Flesh: African America, Spain, and Post-Humanist Critique (2016). His essays have appeared in ...

Reilly, Kevin

Kevin Reilly is a writer and artist living in Nashville, TN. He started Huis Clos with Mark Pacheco, a trusted friend, in August of 2014.

Renner, Nausicaa

Nausicaa Renner, originally from Chicago, is a freelance editor and writer in New York City.

Richard, Claire

Claire Richard is a French writer currently living in Brooklyn, NY. She writes about literature and digital culture for various French media and is currently working on a book about the Young Lords ...

Richardson, Riché

Riché Richardson is an associate professor at Cornell University and a Public Voices Fellow with the Op-Ed Project. Her essays have appeared in a range of books and journals. She is author of Black ...
Nicholas Rinehart

Rinehart, Nicholas

Nicholas Rinehart is a PhD candidate in the English Department at Harvard University. His writing has appeared in Callaloo, Journal of Social History, Journal of American Studies, and MELUS.

Ristovska, Sandra

Sandra Ristovska is a filmmaker and a doctoral student whose dissertation research looks at video activism, media witnessing, and citizenship. She serves as a co-chair of the Emerging Scholars ...
Cassandra Ritas

Ritas, Cassandra

Cassandra Ritas founded the People’s Policy Institute (PPI) in 2009. Through collaborative research, analysis, and action, PPI supports communities that strive for social, economic, and environmental ...

Robbins, Bruce

Bruce Robbins is Old Dominion Foundation Professor of the Humanities at Columbia University. His latest books are Perpetual War: Cosmopolitanism from the Viewpoint of Violence (2012), Upward Mobility ...

Roberson, Jehan

Jehan Roberson is a writer, performer, and educator, who uses text as the basis for her interdisciplinary arts practice. Her work has been published in MadameNoire, VICE, Kalyani Magazine, and others ...

Roberts, Elizabeth F. S.

Elizabeth F. S. Roberts is a feminist ethnographer focused on science, medicine, and technology and associate professor of anthropology at the University of Michigan. Her projects have included ...

Roberts, Neil

Neil Roberts is an associate professor of Africana Studies and a faculty affiliate in Political Science and Religion at Williams College. He is author of the award-winning Freedom as Marronage (2015) ...

Robertson, Craig

Craig Robertson is an associate professor in the Program in Media and Screen Studies at Northeastern University. His medium of interest is paper, specifically its relationship to understandings of ...

Robertson-Textor, Marisa

Marisa Robertson-Textor is a writer based in Brooklyn. She worked as a Russian-English translator in Moscow before receiving a Masters of International Affairs at Columbia University. The former ...

Rocca, Alexander

Alexander Rocca is a doctoral candidate in American literature at Columbia University.

Rockman, Alexis

Alexis Rockman is a New York–based fine artist known for his paintings depicting nature and its intersections with humanity. His art draws from a diverse range of inspirations, including old master ...

Rockwell, Daisy

Daisy Rockwell is a painter, translator and writer living in the United States.

Rojas, Carlos

Carlos Rojas is Associate Professor of Chinese Cultural Studies, Women’s Studies, and Arts of the Moving Image at Duke University. He is the author, editor, or translator of seven books, including ...

Ronen, Shelly

Shelly Ronen is a doctoral candidate in sociology at New York University. Her dissertation focuses on designers who make technologies of physical intimacy: sex toys, dolls, and robots.

Rosenblatt, Eli

Eli Rosenblatt received his PhD in Jewish Studies from the University of California, Berkeley in 2017. His dissertation, titled “Enlightening the Skin: Travel, Racial Language, and Rabbinic ...

Ross, Reuben

Reuben Ross is currently a doctoral candidate in Culture Studies at the Lisbon Consortium, part of Universidade Católica Portuguesa, where his interdisciplinary research explores issues of identity ...

Rossi-Totten, Laura

Laura Rossi-Totten is a writer, public relations expert, and mother of twins, one with special needs. Before starting her own public relations agency, Laura worked in New York City at top publishing ...

Rossmann, Jenn Stroud

Jenn Stroud Rossmann is a professor of mechanical engineering at Lafayette College and the coauthor of the textbook Introduction to Engineering Mechanics: A Continuum Approach (2015). Her novel, The ...
Carlo Rotella

Rotella, Carlo

Carlo Rotella is director of American Studies at Boston College.

Rothberg, Michael

Michael Rothberg is the author of Multidirectional Memory: Remembering the Holocaust in the Age of Decolonization and Traumatic Realism: The Demands of Holocaust Representation. His next book is The ...

Round, Phillip H.

Phillip H. Round is Professor of English and American Indian and Native Studies at the University of Iowa. His most recent book is Removable Type: Histories of the Book in Indian Country (2010).
Xavier Roura

Roura, Xavier

Xavier Roura is a cultural journalist and multitasker who specializes in Catalan literature, linguistics, and creative writing. He is also an expert on the genres of industrial metal and goth music ...

Roy, Nilanjana

Nilanjana Roy is a novelist, essayist and literary critic who lives in Delhi.

Roy, Arpan

Arpan Roy is a graduate student in anthropology, a freelance writer, a sometimes poet, and a lover of cities. He has been doing ethnographic fieldwork in Israel/Palestine since 2012. He currently ...
Rocco Rubini

Rubini, Rocco

Rocco Rubini is an associate professor of Italian in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at the University of Chicago. He is the author of The Other Renaissance: Italian Humanism ...

Russell, David

David Russell is a lecturer in 19th-century literature at King’s College London. He is writing a book about the tact of the essay form.

Rutigliano, Olivia

Olivia Rutigliano is a PhD student in the departments of Theatre and English/Comparative Literature at Columbia University. Her work has appeared in Vanity Fair, Politics/Letters, and The Toast, and ...

Ryan, James

James Ryan is a PhD candidate in history at the University of Pennsylvania, where he is working on a dissertation entitled “The Republic of Others: Opponents of Kemalism in Turkey’s Single-Party Era ...