Amrah Salomón is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of California Santa Barbara and a member of CIEJ specializing in Indigenous border studies, activist media, environmental humanities, and narrative felt theory. She directs the Regeneración Lab, is a co-founder of Rez Beats, and is also a creative writer and community organizer. Her book project, Confluences: Indigenous Fugitivity at the Border, is about Yuma, Arizona through the lens of eco-memory, border abolition, regenerative Indigenous autonomy.


Dr. Theodora Dryer is a computing and technology scholar and critical policy analyst, Her work centers on the political functions of algorithms and artificial intelligence in water and natural resource management. She is Director of the Water Justice and Technology Studio and cofounder of the Critical Carbon Computing Collective, and teaches on technology and environmental justice at New York University. Dr. Dryer holds awards from the Charles Babbage Institute in Information Technology and the IEEE in History of Electrical and Computing Technology. Her work has appeared in Oxford University Press, Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences, Osiris, SSIR, and elsewhere.