Nada Elia is Professor of Gender and Global Studies at Antioch University, Seattle. She is the author of Trances, Dances, and Vociferations: Agency and Resistance in Africana Women's Narratives, and has guest edited a special issue of Radical Philosophy Review on the Second Intifada. Her essays on identity construction in the diaspora, and more recently on gender and militarism, have appeared in World Literature Today, the Journal of the National Women's Studies Association, Callaloo, Research in African Literatures, and more.
A scholar-activist, Nada chairs the anti-militarism/anti-occupation taskforce of INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence, and serves on the Organizing Committee of the US Campaign for an Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel.