Rachel Price is an Associate Professor in the department of Spanish and Portuguese at Princeton University. Her work has focused on Latin American, Atlantic World, and particularly Cuban literature, art, and culture; media; slavery; and environmental humanities. The Object of the Atlantic: Concrete Aesthetics in Cuba, Brazil and Spain 1868-1968 was published in 2014 by Northwestern University Press. Planet/Cuba: Art, Culture, and the Future of the Island, was published by Verso Books in 2015. She is currently working on several projects, including intersections between aesthetics and energy, and a book-length study rethinking communication technologies and literature in the nineteenth-century slaveholding Iberian Atlantic.