Dr. Lonny Harrison is an associate professor of Russian at the University of Texas at Arlington, where he is also director of the Charles T. McDowell Center for Global Studies. His PhD is from the University of Toronto (2008). Dr. Harrison specializes in 19th and 20th-century Russian literature, while his research takes an interdisciplinary approach to the works of authors such as Fyodor Dostoevsky, Mikhail Bulgakov, and Boris Pasternak, among others. He has published in peer-reviewed journals such as Slavic and East European Journal and Canadian Slavonic Papers. His book Archetypes from Underground: Notes on the Dostoevskian Self was published in May 2016 by the Wilfrid Laurier University Press. Find an author interview about his book here. Current research projects include a monograph on responses to Soviet authoritarianism in works of Russian literature (Lexington Books, forthcoming 2021), and another on personas of the revolutionary terrorist in Russian fiction and memoirs (forthcoming)
Dr. Yubraj Aryal teaches English at The University of Texas at Arlington. His PhD is from Purdue University (2014). Dr. Aryal has published numerous articles in scholarly journals, including his most recent publication, "Affective politics and non-sovereign identity" in the journal, Textual Practice. He has interviewed many notable scholars, including Richard Rorty, Anthony Appiah, Brian Massumi, Marjorie Perloff, Charles Altieri, Robert Young, Laurent Berlant, and Susan Stewart. He has edited, with Vernon Cisney and Nicolaie Morar, a book titled Between Foucault and Derrida, published by Edinburgh University press in 2016.