Ruth Wilson Gilmore is professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences, and American Studies, and the director of the Center for Place, Culture, and Politics. She also serves on the Executive Committee of the Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean.
Judah Schept, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the School of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University. He holds a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Indiana University and a BA in Sociology from Vassar College. Judah’s work examines the political economy, historical geography, and cultural politics of the prison industrial complex.
Living Beyond Survival: Political ecology & mutual aid through simultaneous crises:
Crystal Felima - Anthropology & AAAS
Kat Smith - Kentucky Student; Environmental Coalition
Kathryn Engle - Appalachian Center & Appalachian Studies
Shaunna Scott - Sociology