Bruno Seraphin is an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Connecticut. He earned a PhD in sociocultural anthropology with a graduate minor in American Indian and Indigenous studies from Cornell University in 2023. His research and teaching focus on environmental and climate justice in the U.S. west, imperialism and militarism, and film methodologies. Bruno’s book-in-progress examines the politics of wildfire and prescribed burning in Karuk aboriginal territory, northern California, in the unsettled colonial present. He has been working with Karuk people since 2018 as a collaborative researcher and filmmaker. Bruno is a settler scholar of mixed eastern and central European ancestry, born and raised on occupied Nipmuc Territory in eastern Massachusetts.

April Anson is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Connecticut where she works at the intersection of environmental humanities, Indigenous American studies, and political theory. Her research uses literary analysis to trace the historical and ongoing relationship between climate change, white supremacy, and American environmental thought as well as the early Indigenous American environmental justice traditions that eclipse those relations. Anson is a cofounder of the Anti-Creep Climate Collective, coauthor of Against the Ecofascist Creep, and, prior to joining UConn, she was Assistant Professor of Public Humanities at San Diego State University and a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research has appeared in boundary 2, Resilience, Environmental History, Western American Literature, and others.