Notes on Contributors

Aijaz Ahmad is a Marxist philosopher, literary theorist and political commentator. He is currently the Chancellor's Professor at the UC Irvine School of Humanities’ Department of Comparative Literature. His publications include Our Time: Empire, Politics, Culture (2012).

Nicole Aschoff is the author of The New Prophets of Capital and the forthcoming book, The Smartphone Society: Technology, Power, and Resistance in the New Gilded Age. She is a member of the Jacobin editorial board and her writing has appeared in numerous outlets including the Guardian, the Nation, and Dissent.

Doug Enaa Greene is an independent historian living in the greater Boston area. He has been published in Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal, MRZine, Counterpunch, Socialist Viewpoint, Green Left Weekly, Open Media Boston, Jacobin, Cultural Logic and Red Wedge Magazine. He was active in Occupy Boston. He is the author of Communist Insurgent: Blanqui's Politics of Revolution, on the French communist Louis-Auguste Blanqui from Haymarket Books.

Gerald Meyer is a founding member of the faculty at Hostos Community College (CUNY) in the Bronx. Meyer authored Vito Marcantonio: Radical Politician and has published over eighty articles and reviews on a wide range of subjects.

Valentine Moghadam is a professor of Sociology and International Affairs and the director of the Middle East Studies program at Northeastern University. Her research areas involve globalization, revolutions and social movements, transnational feminist networks, and gender, development, and democratization in the Middle East and North Africa. She has published multiple works, including Globalizing Women: Transnational Feminism and the Global Justice Movement (2013).

Suren Moodliar is the incoming managing editor of S&D. He is also a coordinator of encuentro5, a movement-building center in Boston, MA. With co-author Joseph Nevins, he is completing work on A People’s Guide to Greater Boston (forthcoming).

Thomas Powell is a sculptor and writer. His previous articles on biological warfare in Korea appeared in the March and November 2017 issues of S&D. His recent essays include, “Gun Lust: An Investigation into America’s Sordid Gun Addiction,” International Critical Thought, 6:1 (2016), and “Living Space and Parking Space in China,“ Bad Subjects #91.

Darko Suvin, writer, scholar, critic and poet, born in Zagreb, Yugoslavia, has taught in Europe and North America. He was Professor of English and Comparative Literature at McGill University, was editor of two scholarly journals, wrote 21 books and many articles on Comparative Literature and Dramaturgy, Theory of Culture, Utopian and Science Fiction, and Political Epistemology; and published three volumes of poetry. In the last years he has been writing mainly on Yugoslavia and communism, including his Memoirs of a Young Communist.

Victor Wallis became managing editor of S&D in 1998. His reflections on the journal’s first twenty years, in relation to socialism and democracy, appear in vol. 20, no. 1 (March 2006). He is the author, most recently, of Red—Green Revolution: The Politics and Technology of Ecosocialism (2018, forthcoming).