Alexandra Tursi

Alexandra Tursi edits the Visuals section of Identity Theory and also contributes to our Social Justice Blog. She is a 2005 graduate of Cornell University, where she studied political science. She is also a writer for Artscope Magazine. You can email her at

Major Jackson

Major Jackson

Major Jackson's books of poetry include Hoops and Leaving Saturn. The latter was a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist. His work has appeared in such publications as the American Poetry Review, Boulevard, and The New Yorker. Puts a Face on Homelessness

Elvin from on Vimeo. The video above is about Elvin, a healthcare professional who has worked as a nurse for more than 20 years and also holds a degree in political science. He has been married for 25 years and has three children. As writes: "Elvin sounds like someone you'd meet at a

Free Aung San Suu Kyi

"The door remains open for the regime to respect the wishes of the Burmese people and international community, and to step toward the path of engagement after so many years of isolation."-United States Department of State- Aung San Suu Kyi, the visionary Burmese pro-democracy leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, was sentenced Tuesday to three

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