Jesse Ramírez is an Americanist interested in  ☞ popular culture, speculative futures, ethnic studies, critical theory, and the future of work. Jesse graduated from the Program in American Studies at Yale in late 2013, lectured for a couple of years at Frankfurt University, then became Assistant Professor of American Studies at the University of St Gallen, Switzerland, in 2016. He’s currently finishing a book on  apocalypse and science fiction, and doing preliminary thinking and research for a book on the cultural history and theory of automation. Jesse is also a proud native of east San Jo, Califas, a Blochean educator of hope, an immigrant, and a crosser of all types of borders. Say hello at jesse[dot]ramirez[at]unisg[dot]ch.