Hannah Holleman is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Amherst College. She is author or co-author of numerous articles and regularly speaks on subjects ranging from environmental politics to social theory and including mass incarceration, military spending, global inequality, financialization, and ecological imperialism. Her work has appeared in places such as the American Journal of Sociology, The Journal of Peasant Studies, and Monthly Review. Her current book project focuses on water issues in the original Dust Bowl states and addresses the history, political economy, ecology, and social struggles involved in water planning in the region and the broader, international implications of US environmental policy and planning in the context of global climate change. Hannah also is a committed activist, working in solidarity with all those dedicating their lives to leaving things much better than we found them, to working toward a truly great socio-ecological revolution. She holds a PhD from the University of Oregon.