Russell Coldicutt is a third year in Duke’s Ph.D. program in English and works as an editorial assistant for NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction. Building from his interest in novel theory, cybernetics, and the philosophy of technology, Russell is beginning a dissertation on the infrastructures of the contemporary novel. He received a M.Phil. from the University of Sydney in Arts and Social Sciences, and a B.A.(Hons) in English and Media Studies from Victoria University of Wellington.