Alix Olson is a PhD candidate in Political Theory and holds a Graduate Certificate in Advanced Feminist Studies. Her research interests include modern and contemporary social and political theory and feminist and queer politics.
Alix also is a writer, performer and internationally touring spoken word artist-activist. She is the author of numerous publications including articles in New Political Science (June, 2013) and Wagadu (Summer 2013), a chapter in Agitation with a Smile: The Legacies of Howard Zinn (Paradigm Press, forthcoming 2013) and a Ms. Magazine cover story “Road Poet on a Mission.” Alix has published several volumes of poetry and is the editor of Word Warriors: 35 Women Leaders in the Spoken Word Revolution (Seal Press, 2007). She has received a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, Barbara Deming Grant and Out Music’s Out-Activist of the Year Award.
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