Dr. Toussaint Losier is an Assistant Professor in the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at University of Massachusetts-Amherst. He has served as Vice Chairman of the Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign and a visiting scholar at the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History at Harvard University. He is currently a Woodrow Wilson National Foundation Career Enhancement Fellow. He is co-author of Rethinking the American Prison Movement (Routledge, 2017) with Dan Berger and preparing a book manuscript tentatively titled, War for the City: Black Liberation and the Consolidation of the Carceral State.