MIRANDA M. ALLEN is a PhD candidate in STEM Education at Texas Tech University. Her research explores secondary science education for grades 9–12, advancing Black girls in STEM education, and the development of informal STEM learning environments.

ETYELLE ARAUJO is a professor at the Graduate Program in Humanities, Culture and Arts at the UNIGRANRIO University, Brazil. She is also a Postdoctoral Fellow at The Graduate Program in Language Studies of Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her research is focused on discursive practices within contemporary social movements, activists’ identity, and their relationship with police violence, with race and gender issues.

KEERTI ARORA is pursuing her PhD in cross-cultural and inter-racial literature and expressive media produced in the North American empire in the long-twentieth century. Her research asks questions about epistemological exchanges, identity and difference, and the politics of solidarity. 

LAURA ROSE BRYLOWSKI (she/her) is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at UT Austin. Her research investigates hegemonic representations and reenactments of slavery in spaces of entertainment (telenovelas and plantation tours) in Brazil.

HALEY EAZOR is currently a PhD Candidate in English at UT Austin. She received her bachelor’s degree in English and History from Colby College and her master’s degree in English: Issues in Modern Culture from University College London. Her work has been published in ASAP/J and is forthcoming in MELUS. She currently serves on the editorial committee of the Rapoport Center for Human Rights & Justice’s Working Paper Series. 

ANA EQUIHUA RAMIREZ is a master’s student in the Department of American Studies at UT Austin. Their current work focuses on borders, labor, and migration between Mexico and the US. Their other research interests include pop culture and queer studies.

JADE EVANS (she/her) is a third-year PhD student in Religious Studies at UT Austin. Her research interests include death, place, and gender in the African diaspora, African American religious history, religion and empire, and sense and affect theories. Her current research engages sensory-focused ethnographic methods to examine African diasporic memorial work as religious resistance and the cultural production of sacred Black geographies.

NINA GARY is a PhD candidate in the Department of English at UT Austin. She is a medievalist who focuses on thirteenth century Anglo-Jewish literature, ritual murder libel literature, and representations of Jewish practice across medieval English and Northern French vernacular texts.

ODALIS GARCIA GORRA is a PhD student in American Studies at UT Austin. Her research explores diasporic Latinx identities, specifically of Caribbean descent, and how Latinx digital communities become pathways for diasporic cultural expression, identity formation and the commodification of Latinidad for capitalistic gain. When she’s not watching TV she is having very strong feelings about empanadas and Cuban food.

HOLLY GENOVESE is a PhD candidate in American Studies at UT Austin. They are also working towards graduate portfolios in both Black Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies. Their work focuses on African American aesthetic resistance to incarceration in the American South. They are also interested in prison abolition, Black literature, prison literature, and poetics.

KEVIN GIBBS is a third-year PhD student in the Department of English at UT Austin. He studies postwar American fiction, with a focus on the literature of the Vietnam War and the works of Denis Johnson. He holds an MA from UT Austin and a BA from Haverford College, both in English. 

ALI GUNNELLS is a PhD student in the Department of Rhetoric & Writing at UT Austin. Her research interests include digital rhetorics, archival theory, and narrative. Her recent projects focus on narrative podcasting practices in the U.S. South.

KIMBER HARRISON is a 3rd year PhD student in English with a focus on rhetoric and writing. She is currently an assistant director for the Digital Writing and Research Lab at UT Austin. Her research areas include rhetoric of science and technology, digital rhetoric, feminist rhetorical theory, and media studies.

JUNIKA HAWKER-THOMPSON is a PhD student in the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies. Her dissertation project explores Afro-Guyanese fresh and saltwater epistemologies and the (re)production of Blackness across Guyana’s coastal region.

CINDY LOU-HOLLAND is a PhD student in Rhetoric and Writing at UT Austin. Cindy’s research interests include the critical posthumanities, Indigenous theories of agent ontology, and emergent figurations of subjectivity. She lives in a collaboratively built tiny house parked out in the country, where chickens, bobcats, dogs, coyotes, a husband, and bugs of startling size routinely make things happen.

HANNAH HOPKINS is a PhD candidate in the Department of Rhetoric & Writing at UT Austin. Hannah’s teaching and research interests include digital rhetoric, environmental rhetoric, data justice, and infrastructure. This is her fourth year of work with the E3W Review of Books and second as a Senior Editor with Keerti Arora & Kevin Gibbs.

I. B. HOPKINS is a PhD candidate in English at UT Austin where he specializes in dramatic literature and theater history. His dissertation project, “Bad Actors,” explore the aesthetics of contemporary historical plays and musicals depicting the US South.

JO HURT is a PhD student in Rhetoric and Writing at UT Austin. Her research interests are in narrative, cultural rhetorics, materialist frameworks, and legal discourse.

MINH HUYNH VU is a PhD Candidate in American Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Yale University, where they are also pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Ethnicity, Race, and Migration. Minh’s dissertation project, “Corrugated Care,” is a critical consideration of the cardboard box as a material, metonym, and method of U.S. empire and its enfoldments across the 20th and 21st centuries.

SHEYDA AISHA KHAYMAZ is a PhD candidate in the Department of Art and Art History at UT Austin, specializing in modern and contemporary art from the North of Africa. Their research focuses on expressions of indigeneity in art and explores the nexus of Amazigh artistic production and language sovereignty movements across North Africa and the diaspora.

KERRI KILMER is a second-year student in the dual MSIS/MA English degree, with a primary interest in female authors of the Victorian period, especially George Eliot, and feminist perspectives. Her other interests are cats, baking, and hiking (though not usually at the same time).

JACK MURPHY is a second-year PhD student in English Literature. His research focuses on British Romanticism but broadly examines developments of form, genre, and readership across the 18th and 19th centuries.

NATHALIA P. HERNÁNDEZ OCHOA is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Kean University in the Department of Sociology. She holds a PhD in Latin American Studies from UT Austin. Her broad research interests include intersecting forms of gender-based violence, social movements, and art and performance from decolonial feminist’s perspectives throughout the Americas.

GIULIA A. OPREA is a PhD student in the Department of American Studies at UT Austin. Their research is interested in the cultural history and politics of science fiction and how the future has been culturally imagined.

SHANNON POTTER is a second year PhD student in the Department of English at UT Austin. Her research explores the creative possibilities of 20th and 21st century speculative fiction for reimagining bodies, minds, and social practices outside normative constructions of gender, race, sexuality, and ability.

MORGAN PRINCE is a graduate student in the Master’s in Liberal Studies program at the Graduate Center, CUNY. Her area of interest is within the New York Studies concentration, with a focus on New York art and music of the late 1970s. Prior to entering the Graduate Center, she earned a Juris Doctor at Cardozo School of Law.

JENNA REYNOLDS is an instructor of Spanish at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She holds BAs and an MA in Spanish Literature from the University of Alabama, is a Fulbright Scholar to Spain, and her research interests include feminism, memory and trauma, and comparative art history.

WESTON LEO RICHEY is a third-year PhD student in the Department of English at UT Austin. Before UT, they earned an MFA in creative writing from Rutgers University–Newark. Their current work explores the negotiation of affect, queerness, and disability in contemporary speculative fiction.

IANA ROBITAILLE is a PhD candidate in English at UT Austin, where her work focuses on post-1945 American literature and culture, postcolonial theory and cultural studies, and histories of US race and immigration. Her dissertation, “Reading Heirs,” examines an aesthetics of inheritance for conceptualizing transnational memory and human rights in contemporary US fiction. Her writing appears in or is forthcoming from Studies in the NovelPublic BooksBlack Studies, and the E3W Review of Books.

DEBARATI ROY is a sixth-year PhD student at the Department of English at UT Austin. She works at the intersections of contemporary literature and film, animation, and film formal theory, ecocritical theory, critical disability theory and critical theories of race, affect and sentience.

ERIN WHEELER STREUSAND is a PhD candidate in linguistic anthropology at UT Austin. Erin’s research explores the role of contemporary music in language revitalization and political movements among Mapuche-Tehuelche communities in southern Argentina.

SAM TURNER is a PhD student in Rhetoric and Writing at UT Austin. Her research interests span rhetorics of affect and emotion, feminist/materialist disability studies, queer theory, and mess.

MICHAEL VACLAV is a PhD Candidate in English Literature at UT Austin. His dissertation project focuses on Shakespeare’s cultural reception during the reign of Charles II, reading the rise of Shakespeare’s national prominence against the rise and fall of the martyr myth of Charles I and the Stuarts more broadly. His research interests include Early Modern Literature, Restoration Literature, drama, authorship, and Adaptation Theory.

PAIGE WELSH is a PhD student at UT Austin studying rhetoric and writing. Her research interests include Madness, law, and bioethics.

COURTNEY WELU (she/her) is a dual-degree Master’s student in English and information studies. Her research interests include the health humanities, archives, and their intersections.

SPENCER WILLIAMS is a PhD student in Poetics at SUNY, Buffalo. Her first collection, TRANZ (Four Way Books, 2024) is forthcoming.

TRENT WINTERMEIER is a second-year PhD student in the Department of Rhetoric and Writing at UT Austin. He’s a Graduate Research Assistant for the AVAnnotate project, where he helps make audiovisual material more discoverable and accessible. Next year, he will be an Assistant Director for the Digital Writing & Research Lab. His research interests broadly include sound, digital rhetorics, and community. Currently, he’s interested in how researchers can responsibly engage with communities impacted by sound and the local rhetorical ecologies which materialize under sonic conditions.

ALI EREN YANIK is currently a second year PhD student in the Program in Comparative Literature at UT Austin. His research interests are in: Global South comparatism and the Long Nineteenth-Century; geohumanities and critical theory; critical indigenous studies and cultural studies; critical university studies, protest culture and literature.