Emerald Rutledge

Emerald Rutledge is a 2nd year M.A. student and Graduate School Fellow in the Afro-American Studies department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research interests broadly explore Black feminisms, Black queer theory, and Black queer cultural productions. She is an Assistant Editor for the award-winning blog of the African American Intellectual History Society. She is currently working on her M.A. thesis, which explores queer utopianism in Toni Morrison’s Paradise and Janelle Monáe’s Dirty Computer. Follow her on Twitter @emeraldfaith.