Ricia Anne Chansky Sancinito

is a professor in the Department of English at the University of Puerto Rico in Mayagüez, where she directs the Oral History Laboratory. It focuses on Puerto Rico, disasters, climate and the environment. Recent publications include Mi María: Surviving the Storm, Voices from Puerto Rico (Haymarket 2021) and America Untied: Unraveling National Identity in the Twenty-first Century (Wisconsin 2022). She has won numerous awards for her climate justice project, “Mi María: Puerto Rico after the Hurricane”.