Kit Myers is an assistant professor in the Department of History & Critical Race and Ethnic Studies at University of California, Merced. He is also an executive committee member for the Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture; advisor for the Adoption Museum Project; and editorial board member for the Ohio State University Press book series: Formations: Adoption, Kinship, and Culture. He has published journal articles on transnational adoption discourse and critical adoption studies as well as a book chapter on transnational adoptee citizenship and deportation. His book manuscript, Race and the Violence of Love: The Making of Family and Nation in U.S. Adoptions, is a comparative and relational analysis of U.S. transnational and transracial adoptions as they intersect with race, culture, gender, family, citizenship, immigration, Indigeneity, and nation. Myers has also published an online piece and Op-Ed about policing and sits on the UC Merced Police Advisory Board. He received his Ph.D. and M.A. from University of California, San Diego, Ethnic Studies, and was a Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Merced.