Malini Johar Schueller

Malini Johar Schueller is a professor in the Department of English at the University of Florida.  She has been the faculty advisor for SJP (Students for Justice in Palestine) on her campus for many years and is a member of the organizing collective for USACBI (United States Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel).

She is the author of several books including U.S. Orientalisms: Race, Nation, and Gender in Literature, 1790–1890 (Michigan, 1998), Locating Race: Global Sites of Post-Colonial Citizenship (2009), and Campaigns of Knowledge: U.S. Pedagogies of Colonialism and Occupation in the Philippines and Japan (2019).  She has co-edited Exceptional State: Contemporary US Culture and the New Imperialism (2007) and Dangerous Professors: Academic Freedom and the National Security Campus (2009).

She is the director of an award-winning documentary, In His Own Home (2015) about police brutality and campus militarization.  In 2019 she was selected to participate in a Faculty Development Seminar by PARC (Palestinian American Research Council).

Currently she is working on an essay collection, From Palestine to You.  She teaches courses in comparative settler colonialism, including Palestine and courses in postcolonial theory, Asian American studies, and US imperialism.