David Buchanan is a third-year Ph.D. student in English at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his BA in English and Economics from Fordham University in 2015 (summa cum laude) and his MA in English from Penn in 2018. His research focuses on representations of economy in Global Anglophone drama, postcolonial literature about development and globalization, and political economic theory.
For the 2019-2020 academic year, David co-coordinates the Latitudes graduate working group alongside Liandra Sy and Ann Ho and serves as the Treasurer for the Graduate English Association. Previously, he co-coordinated Latitudes with Nick Millman and Mayowa Ajibade and served as a SASGov (School of Arts and Sciences Government) representative for the English Department with Jane Robbins Mize.