Dina Georgis is an Associate Professor at the Women & Gender Studies Institute, at the University of Toronto. Her work is situated in the fields of postcolonial and sexuality studies. She draws on psychoanalytic concepts to think through how expressive and political cultures are responses to the affective remains of the past. Her book, The Better Story: Queer Affects from the Middle East is published with SUNY (2013). Georgis teaches in the areas of cultural studies, feminist theory and queer studies.