Isiah Lavender, III
Isiah Lavender, III, is Assistant Professor of English at Louisiana State University, where he researches and teaches courses in African American literature and science fiction. He is author/editor of Race in American Science Fiction (Indiana UP, 2011) and Black and Brown Planets: the Politics of Race in Science Fiction (UP of Mississippi 2014). His publications on science fiction include essays and reviews in journals such as Extrapolation, Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts, and Science Fiction Studies. He’s currently working on Classics of Afrofuturism and Yellow Planets: Racial Representations of Asia in Science Fiction.