Betsy Huang is an associate professor of English and former inaugural Chief Officer of Diversity and Inclusion at Clark University. She is the author of Contesting Genres in Contemporary Asian American Fiction (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), in which she examines the political implications of narrative form for Asian Americans who write highly conventionalized genre fiction--immigrant fiction, crime fiction, and science fiction. She is also co-editor, along with David Roh and Greta Niu, of the essay collection Techno-Orientalism: Imagining Asia in Speculative Fiction, History, and Media (Rutgers University Press, 2015). Her current research examines plague allegories and racial critique in contemporary speculative fiction. Her work has appeared in Journal of Asian American Studies, MELUS, and The Asian American Literary Review. For CTRL+ALT, she is hosting the Nerds of Color Reading Lounge with Lawrence-Minh Bui Davis and Keith Chow and co-curating a series of fan fiction by speculate fiction writers, poets, and comic artists.