Amber Jamilla Musser is a writer and thinker who has published widely on race and critical theory, queer femininities and race, race and sexuality, Black feminisms, queer of color critique, embodiment, and aesthetics. Her research has been supported by grants from the Ruth Landes Memorial Fellowship and the Arts Writers’ Grant from the Warhol Foundation. She has also held fellowships at New York University’s Draper Program in Gender Studies and Brown University’s Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women. She is currently a Professor of English at the CUNY Graduate Center.