Aya Labanieh [Columbia]:

Aya Labanieh is a Ph.D. candidate in the English and Comparative Literature Department, and works on conspiracies and conspiracy theories in the context of postcolonial Middle Eastern literature and media. She is an instructor of record for writing composition at Columbia University and Assistant Editor at the Journal of Arabic Literature, and her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in the MOSF Journal of Science Fiction, Politics/Letters quarterly, and Aeon magazine. She is honored to have been selected as both a Public Humanities Fellow and a CTL Lead Teaching Fellow for the 2021-2022 academic year.