More Than A Literary Festival

Chanda Prescod-Weinstein

Chanda Prescod-Weinstein

Barbados, USA


Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein is an assistant professor of physics and astronomy and core faculty in women’s and gender studies at the University of New Hampshire. She is also a columnist for New Scientist and Physics World. Her research in theoretical physics focuses on cosmology, neutron stars, and dark matter. She also does research in Black feminist science, technology, and society studies. Nature recognized her as one of 10 people who shaped science in 2020, and Essence has recognized her as one of “15 Black Women Who Are Paving the Way in STEM and Breaking Barriers.” She is the author of The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred, longlisted for the 2022 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature.

Years Attended

2022 Adult’s Festival Participant
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