Debbora Battaglia is Professor of Anthropology at Mount Holyoke College and Five College Fortieth Anniversary Professor. She has presented and published extensively on themes of world-making, alienness, and belonging, most recently at intersections of extraterrestrial technoscience, space nature, and public culture imaginaries. Her books include E.T. Culture: Anthropology in Outerspaces (Duke UP); Rhetorics of Self-Making, ed. (University of California Press); and On the Bones of the Serpent: Person, Memory, and Mortality in a Melanesian Society (University of Chicago Press). Her current book project is titled Seriously at Home in ‘0-Gravity’; papers in progress include “The Social Life of Moon Dust” and “’Otherwise Anthropology’ Otherwise: The View from Technology.” She is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the John Simon Guggeneheim Foundation. She received her doctorate in Social Anthropology from the University of Cambridge.