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.