Sherryl Vint

Sherryl Vint is Professor of Media and Cultural Studies, and a Professor and the Chair of English, at the University of California, Riverside, where she directs the Speculative Fictions and Cultures of Science program. She was a founding editor of Science Fiction Film and Television and is currently an editor for the journal Science Fiction Studies and the book series Science and Popular Culture. She is the author of Bodies of Tomorrow (2007), Animal Alterity (2010), The Wire (2013), Science Fiction: A Guide to the Perplexed (2014); Science Fiction: The Essential Knowledge (2020), and Biopolitical Futures in Twenty-First Century Speculative Fiction (2021)as well as the co-author of The Routledge Concise History of Science Fiction (2011) and Programming the Future: Politics, Resistance and Utopia in Speculative TV (2022). She has edited multiple books including, most recently, After the Human: Culture, Theory & Criticism in the 21st Century (2020) and Technologies of Feminist Speculative Fiction: Gender, Artificial Life and the Politics of Reproduction (2022). A recipient of the Science Fiction Research Association’s Innovative Research and its Lifetime Achievement awards, she is currently working on a research project on speculative finance and speculative fiction.