Elizabeth Alexander is a first-year English doctoral student at Cornell University (BA, English and Black Studies, Amherst College ‘14). Her research focuses on black women’s narratives, particularly women writing during slavery and post-1965, attentive to the creation of new worlds and different bodies in the process of surviving trauma. She also attempts to bring new media and digital concepts to bear on literature, as well as using digital technology as a novel method of presenting critical work. She can be found at @_superluminal.


Kimberly Bain is a Post-Baccalaureate Resident for the Five College Digital Humanities program in Amherst, MA. A prolific writer, she has written on topics ranging from sexual assault in film to postcolonial consciousness in Hong Kong to, more recently, digital games and issues of virtuality and embodiment. Bain received her BA in English and East Asian Studies from Amherst College and intends to enroll in an English PhD program in the Fall of 2015. You can reach her at @kgbain.


Criss Guy is a Post-Baccalaureate Fellow in Blended Learning for the Five Colleges, Inc. Blended Learning Initiative. Criss’s engagement with video games in context of The_Critical_Is stems from his dual interest in historical narratives and how stories shape representations of individual and collective identity. He received his Bachelor of Arts in English from Amherst College. Feel free to contact him at @thiscrissguy.


Jeffrey Moro is the Senior Post-Baccalaureate Resident with Five College Digital Humanities. He collaborates with the program’s director and his fellow post-bacs on a variety of administrative and scholarly programs, focusing in particular on the 5CollDH Undergraduate Fellowship Program, classroom outreach, and project management across all of 5CollDH’s initiatives. He also runs a new media gallery series, E.LIT / NET.ART and co-edits The_Critical_Is. He graduated from Amherst College with a B.A. in English and Theater & Dance. This link is his website; this link is his Twitter account; this link is his Medium account.