Nekeisha Alayna Alexis is an independent scholar with wide-ranging interests in human and animal oppression, intersectionality, and co-liberation with other animals; and Christian ethics concerning other animals. The Trinidad-native and long-time New Yorker turned Elkhart, Indiana, transplant received her Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in Africana studies from New York University and Masters of Arts: Theological Studies from Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary. Her other recent essays include “There’s Something About the Blood: Tactics of Evasion in Narratives of Violence” (Animaladies, Bloomsbury, 2018) and “Beyond Compare: Intersectionality and Interspeciesism for Co-Liberation with Other Animals” (The Handbook on Animal Ethics, Routledge, 2019). She practices self-care through music, poetry and dance, and her happy color is bright grass green.
Nekeisha Alayna Alexis