Miriam Tola specializes in feminist and postcolonial environmental humanities and film studies. Her scholarly work has appeared in journals like Theory & Event, PhaenEx, South Atlantic Quarterly and Feminist Review. She received a Ph.D in Women’s and Gender Studies from Rutgers University. In 2018 she will start as assistant teaching professor at Northeastern University where she has been a visiting scholar in the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program. She has extensive professional experience as a journalist, documentary producer and film programmer in Italy and the United States. Her current scholarly projects include a monograph on the politics of gender and race in the Anthropocene, and an article on whiteness and animality in the cinema of Ulrich Seidl.