Lida Maxwell is associate professor of Political Science and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Boston University. She is the author of Insurgent Truth: Chelsea Manning and the Politics of Outsider Truth-Telling (Oxford, 2019) and the co-author of The Right to Have Rights (Verso, 2018). Right now, she is writing and thinking about democratic, queer, feminist, and environmental theory, and working on a new project on Rachel Carson.

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