Jishnu Guha-Majumdar

PhD Candidate, Political Theory at Johns Hopkins University

Jishnu Guha-Majumdar is a PhD candidate in Political Theory at Johns Hopkins University. He has a B.A. in History from the University of Texas at Austin. His research interests include colonialism, animal studies, American racial politics, and new materialisms. His dissertation argues that a shared political logic connects the massive proliferation of extractive systems of human and nonhuman captivity in the United States, and uses the shared condition of captivity to rethink the relationship between marginalized humans and non-human animals.