Dr. Sarah Bruno is from the southside of Chicago and graduated with her Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology from University Wisconsin-Madison in 2021. She is a former member of the First Wave Hip-Hop and Urban Arts program. She is currently the ACLS Emerging Voices Race and Digital Technologies postdoctoral fellow at the Franklin Humanities Institute and in the Department of Cultural Anthropology at Duke University. Her research and art lie at the intersections of performance, diaspora, and colonialism. She is invested in Puerto Rico, Blackness, femininity, and affect. Her scholarly and artistic work has been featured in The LatiNEXT, Acentos Review, Anthropology News, Latinx Psych Today, and the Taller Electric Marronage blog.