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Cassius Adair

Visiting Assistant Professor

Media, Culture, and Communication

Cassius Adair is an independent audio producer, writer, and researcher from Virginia, currently serving as a Visiting Assistant Professor at NYU’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication. He is also a research fellow at the Digital Research EthicsCollaboratory at the University of Toronto and an outside member of the Precarity Lab at the University of Michigan.

He is the lead producer of the podcast Transcripts, a production of the Tretter Transgender Oral History Project. He has also worked as a story consultant or script editor for major media outlets, including StoryCorps’ Peabody-nominated “Stonewall Outloud” podcast series. With Tuck Woodstock, he is a co-founder of Sylveon Consulting.

Dr. Adair holds a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and is an appointed member of the Committee on Contingent Labor in the Profession at the Modern Language Association. His writing appears in American Quarterly, American Literature, Avidly, The Rumpus, Make Literary Magazine, Nursing Clio, Misadventures Magazine, Semiotic Review, and Transgender Studies Quarterly. He is writing a book about transgender people and the Internet.