Anne Spice is a Tlingit member of Kwanlin Dun First Nation, a queer Indigenous feminist, and anti-colonial organizer. She grew up on Treaty 7 territory in so-called Alberta, Canada. She works with Indigenous peoples resisting resource extraction, and her political and academic interests intersect on the frontlines of Indigenous land defense movements. She is especially attentive to the spaces opened by and for queer, trans, non-binary, and two-spirit people as a part of their work for decolonization and freedom. She teaches and studies in Lenapehoking (NYC) as a doctoral candidate in anthropology at the CUNY Graduate Center.
Arturo Magaña grew up in Somerton, Arizona and El Golfo de Santa Clara, Sonora, Mexico. For his undergraduate career, he double majored in both Urban Planning and Anthropology from Arizona State University. In 2017, he graduated with an M.A. in Cultural Anthropology from Northern Arizona University. For his master’s thesis, he wrote a book about fishermen who work in the Sea of Cortez. He currently works at the Colibrí Center for Human Rights in Tucson, Arizona. As the Missing Migrant Project Associate, he works with families of the missing collecting missing persons reports and updating Colibrí’s database.
Chelsey Carter is a Ph.D. candidate in anthropology and master’s in public health candidate at Washington University in St. Louis. Chelsey‘s research interests include race, anti-black racism, gender, incurable illness, disability, embodiment, and narrative medicine in the United States. Her current research examines how illness experiences of people with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or “Lou Gehrig’s” disease) are mediated by productions of ALS knowledge especially in relation to race, class and gender using a black feminist anthropology approach. You can find her tweeting at @AudreTaughtMe2
Dick Powis is a PhD Candidate in Anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis, and is also pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. His research interests include men and childbirth, prenatal screening technologies, and reproductive health in urban settings in Senegal. Read more at dickpowis.com.
Jessica is a visiting assistant professor in cultural and linguistic Anthropology at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. Her work focuses on language, power, and identity in education across projects spanning India and rural Ohio.
Non-traditionally aged senior undergrad anthropology major at Wellesley College. Previously working in large scale internet systems. Writer, poet, and performance artist. More on twitter @nasrat
PhD candidate in cultural anthropology (focusing on CRT and US higher ed), a sucker for dogs, and a meditating-runner; "Keep expanding your horizon, decolonize your mind, and cross borders" (by Yuri Kochiyama). More on Twitter @tsd1888.
Taylor R. Genovese is an STS Ph.D. Candidate and anthropologist at Arizona State University studying radical (techno)politics, the Russian Cosmists, and Silicon Valley. More at: taylorgenovese.com and on Twitter @trgenovese.
William Cotter is a Joint PhD Candidate in Anthropology & Linguistics at the University of Arizona. He works on language change, performance, and migration. Find him at: cotterw.com and on Twitter: @cotterw.