Devin William Daniels is a second-year graduate student in the Department of English at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned BAs in English and philosophy at Penn State University (2011). His research explores issues of disaster, speculation, and control in 20th- and 21st-century American literature and film. His other interests include archival theory, the long novel, and science fiction. Off the clock, he plays guitar in the post-punk band Recognitions, rides bicycles, and watches too much NBA (#TrustTheProcess).