Marcia Klotz received her Ph.D. From Stanford University in 1994. Since then, she has taught at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, the University of California at Irvine, and Portland State University before coming to the University of Arizona in 2013. She teaches a wide variety of courses, including courses in American and British literature, film, critical theory, sexuality studies, and cultural studies. Her research interests include critical finance studies, queer theory, sexuality studies, Marxist theory, film studies, and the relationship between colonialism and modern racism. She has published in such journals as Symplokë, Textual Practice, Rethinking Marxism, the European Studies Journal and Genders. She is currently working on a book on the affective dimensions of the debt economy, arguing that finance capital operates as a theological power in the contemporary culture. The manuscript is titled Forgive Us Our Debts: Economic Theology in the Age of Finance Capital.