Cathy Hannabach


Cathy is the founder and CEO of Ideas on Fire, an academic editing and indexing agency helping interdisciplinary academics write and publish awesome texts, enliven public conversations, and create more just worlds.


Cathy is the host and creator of Imagine Otherwise, the podcast bridging art, activism, and academia to build more just futures.

On each episode, Cathy interviews the scholars, dancers, authors, artists, and filmmakers imagining collective freedom and creating it through culture.

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Cathy is the author of Blood Cultures: Medicine, Media, and Militarisms (2015) and Book Marketing for Academics(2016).

Her scholarly research and cultural commentary appears in academic journals, books, and media outlets including Cultural Politics, the BBC, Women and Performance, Contra*, Social Text: PeriscopeStudies in Gender and Sexuality StudiesNew Learning Times, and Dismantle magazine.