Bruce Burgett is Dean and Professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences at University of Washington Bothell. He is author of Sentimental Bodies: Sex, Gender, and Citizenship in the Early Republic, and a co-editor of Keywords for American Cultural Studies.
Glenn Hendler is Professor of English and American Studies at Fordham University. He is the author of David Bowie’s Diamond Dogs and co-editor of Keywords for American Cultural Studies.
Tavia Nyong’o (he/him) is William Lampson Professor of American Studies at Yale University and member of the Yale Prison Education Initiative. He is the author of The Amalgamation Waltz and Afro-Fabulations.
Shana L. Redmond (she|her) is an interdisciplinary scholar and author of Anthem: Social Movements and the Sound of Solidarity in the African Diaspora and Everything Man: The Form and Function of Paul Robeson. She is Professor of English and Comparative Literature and the Center for the Study of Ethnicity & Race at Columbia University and President-Elect of the American Studies Association.
Dylan Rodríguez is Professor in the Department of Media and Cultural Studies at University of California, Riverside. He is the author of White Reconstruction: Domestic Welfare and the Logic of Racial Genocide; Forced Passages: Imprisoned Radical Intellectuals and the U.S. Prison Regime; and Suspended Apocalypse: White Supremacy, Genocide, and the Filipino Condition. He is the current President of the American Studies Association.
Rebecca Wanzo is Professor and Chair of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Washington University in St. Louis. She is the author of The Suffering Will Not Be Televised: African American Sentimental Storytelling and The Content of Our Caricature: African American Comic Art and Political Belonging. Her work can also be found in journals such as American Literature, Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies, differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies, and Women & Performance.