Stephen Dillon

Stephen Dillon is currently a research fellow in the Center for Humanistic Inquiry at Amherst College; he is Associate Professor of Critical Race and Queer Studies at Hampshire College.

He is the author of Fugitive Life: The Queer Politics of the Prison State (Duke University Press, 2018). His other writings on race, sexuality, feminism, and incarceration have appeared in Radical History Review, Women and Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory, Cultural Studies and Critical Methodologies, Qui Parle: Critical Humanities and Social Sciences, and the edited collections Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex and Active Intolerance: Michel Foucault, the Prisons Information Group, and the Future of Abolition.

Stephen received his Ph.D. in American Studies with a minor in Critical Feminist and Sexuality Studies from the University of Minnesota.