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CHRISTOPHER IAN FOSTER is the author of Conscripts of Migration: Neoliberal Globalization, Nationalism, and the Literature of New African Diasporas (2019). He served as an Assistant Professor of English and Africana Studies at Jackson State University and James Madison University after receiving a Ph.D. in English from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (2015). He has published widely in postcolonial and diaspora studies and has taught courses on globalization for the International Studies Program at Colorado State University. He lives in Portland with his partner and currently teaches in the Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies Department at the University of Oregon.