Ann M. Genzale received her PhD in English, General Literature, and Rhetoric from Binghamton University in 2016. Her research and teaching interests include twentieth-century and contemporary multi-ethnic American literature and postcolonial theory. She has published articles in Critique and Philosophy and Literature, and she has published a book entitled Nationhood and Improvised Belief in American Fiction, on the relationships between religion and national identity in the work of major contemporary American novelists.