Kristiana N Wright
Kristiana researches the rhetoric of the labor movement and the socialist tradition in the U.S. Her developing project argues for the importance of storytelling in collective action for economic justice by looking at how labor movement organizations have been part of the fight for a $15 minimum wage. A scholar activist, Kristiana has been a leader in the Fight for $15 in Oregon and Minneapolis. Sponsored by the Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation, she heads a mini-internship program that introduces undergraduates to union organizing and grassroots politics.