Kristofer J. Petersen-Overton Kristofer J. Petersen-Overton is an Affiliate Research Assistant Professor of Political Science in the Department of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences at Montana Tech of the University of Montana, founder and Executive Director of the Montana Prison Book Initiative, and an editor at Sputnik & Fizzle. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Theory from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His writing has appeared in The Guardian, The Huffington Post, AlterNet, Politics/Letters, WarScapes, Arab Studies Quarterly, Common Dreams, and Electronic Intifada. Most recently, he has a book chapter in an anthology on academic freedom and Palestine edited by William Robinson and Maryam Griffin. He has also appeared on Democracy Now!, RT, and Manhattan Neighborhood Network. Kris lives in Butte, Montana with his partner and their daughter. Find him on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.