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Merve Emre

By July 20th, 2022Speakers-2022

Merve Emre is associate professor of English at the University of Oxford and a contributing writer at The New Yorker. She is the author of several books, including The Personality Brokers, which was selected as one of the best books of 2018 by the New York Times, the Economist, NPR, CBC, and the Spectator, and is the basis of the HBO documentary feature film Persona. Last year, she was one of the judges of the International Booker Prize. This year, she is a Distinguished Writer-in-Residence at the Shapiro Center at Wesleyan University.