MICHAL BRODY is a linguist. She was a founding faculty member of the Universidad de Oriente in Yucatán, Mexico, and teaches now at Sonoma State University. Her scholarly work centers on language pedagogy and politics in the United States and Mexico. She’s a co-author of What’s Language Got to Do with It? and The Little Seagull Handbook, and the editor of the Everyone’s an Author Tumblr and They Say / I Blog.