Margaret Rhee
  • Visiting Assistant Professor
    (716) 645-0923

    Margaret Rhee is a poet, artist, and scholar. She is the author of poetry chapbooks Yellow (Tinfish Press, 2011), Radio Heart; or, How Robots Fall Out of Love (Finishing Line Press, 2015), and her forthcoming full-length collection, Love, Robot (The Operating System, 2017). Her project The Kimchi Poetry Machine was selected for the Electronic Literature Collection Volume 3. She edits Machine Dreams Zine,a free collection of creative and critical work on machines, arts, and difference. As a scholar, she is at work completing her first monograph, How We Became Human: Race, Robots, and the Asian American Body. Her academic writing on media, technology, and difference has been published in Cinema Journal, Amerasia Journal, GLQ, and Barnard Scholar Feminist Online. She received her Ph.D. from UC Berkeley in ethnic and new media studies in 2014, and held academic appointments at the University of Oregon, and UCLA. Currently, she is a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Media Study, University at Buffalo SUNY, and a visiting scholar at the A/P/A Institute at NYU.