Malini Johar Schueller is Professor of English at the University of Florida where she teaches courses on race, postcolonial theory, U.S. empire studies, and Asian-American studies. She is the author of The Politics of Voice: Liberalism and Social Criticism from Franklin to Kingston, U.S. Orientalisms: Race, Nation, and Gender in Literature 1790-1890, and Locating Race: Global Sites of Post-Colonial Citizenship. She has co-edited several collections, including Exceptional State: Contemporary U.S. Culture and the New Imperialism and has published articles on topics ranging from feminist theory to the policing of universities in journals such as SIGNS, American Quarterly, and Social Text. She is currently working on a book about the culture of tutelary colonialism in three Asian sites of U.S. occupation: the Philippines, Korea, and Japan. She is also working on a documentary involving the campus police shooting of a student at the University of Florida.