Erin Ranft, who earned her Ph.D. in English at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), has taught several courses, including African American Studies: Modes of Expression, Introduction to Women's Studies, Women and Literature, Literary Criticism and Analysis, and more. Her research and teaching interests include African American science fiction, particularly productions by feminist African American authors such as Octavia Butler and Nalo Hopkinson.
September 1: 4 Reasons I Enjoy Octavia Butler's Wild Seed
• February 11: Making a case for Octavia Butler's Wild Seed
• October 31: Octavia Butler’s blood-curdling short story
• September 28: In Search of Octavia Butler’s Wild Seed Manuscripts
• September 16: Where are you, Octavia Butler?