Dr. Joshua Bennett

An award-winning poet and performer, Dr. Joshua Bennett is a Professor of English and Creative Writing at Dartmouth. He has performed at venues such as the Sundance Film Festival, the...

Sara Hendren

Sara Hendren is an artist, design researcher, and writer whose work explores the intersection of where disability meets design. From furniture to tools, she questions features that might be regarded as...

Ocean Vuong

Ocean Vuongs striking body of work contains timeless themes of class, queerness, and identity. His New York Times-bestselling novel, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, is an evocative coming-of-age epistolary and...

David Ewing Duncan

An award-winning science and technology journalist for Wired, NPR, Atlantic, and the New York Times, among others, David Ewing Duncan works to inform people about issues and developments in artificial...

Bina Venkataraman

A former Senior Advisor for Climate Change Innovation in the Obama White House, Bina Venkataraman helped communities and businesses prepare for climate change, discovering firsthand why people resist thinking aheadand how...

Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt

The rise of authoritarian governments conjures images of violent coup détats, revolutions, and angry mobs. However, Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt argue political changes are usually slow-building and subtle, and...

Aaron Mahnke

A lover of all things mysterious and supernatural, Aaron Mahnke explores the sinister stories behind true events in his critically-acclaimed podcast, Lore. From New England vampires to Chilean warlocks, his...

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Boston University, and the founding director of the BU Center for Antiracist Research. He is a...

Luke Dittrich

Luke Dittrich is a National Magazine Award-winning journalist and contributing writer at The New York Times Magazine. Now, in his first book, Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and...