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Visiting Scholar, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Porntip (Ploy) Israsena Twishime is a storyteller and scholar. She researches stories and storytelling as a mode of communication and a methodology for communication studies. Her creative research practice considers the relationships between empire, race, gender, class, and sexuality in Asian America. This work draws upon the political and theoretical traditions of Asian American cultural production and literature, queer and feminist of color critique, and performance studies. In addition to being a 2023-2024 Visiting Scholar in the Women’s Gender & Sexuality Studies Program at Northeastern University, she is also a Pauline Scheer’s Fellow at GrubStreet creative writing center in Boston.

2023-2024 Pauline Scheer’s Fellow at GrubStreet creative writing center in Boston

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