Jasmine “Jas” Flowers graduated from Columbia University in 2023 with a BA in African American and African Diaspora Studies and a BA in Human Rights. Their research interests include science and technology studies, disability studies, affect theory, and Black critical thought. Jas is interested in how psychiatric discourse and institutions mediate the bodymind and facilitate antiblack violence in the 21st century. In their free time, Jas likes to read, write, and spend time outdoors. They are interested in creative nonfiction and experimental writing. Jas is from Central Florida.