Katie Schaag is a writer, artist, scholar, curator, and educator. She has worked with the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison Public Library, UW Arts Institute, and UW Center for the Humanities to curate and orchestrate public arts and humanities symposia, workshops, talks, and performances. She is a PhD Candidate in English Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she researches social and political dimensions of avant-garde theatre. She is also a multimedia artist, and has taught public workshops on creative writing, performance, and art as activism. She is currently a Humanities Without Walls Pre-Doctoral Fellow and a consultant at UW Design Lab, a transmedia storytelling center dedicated to democratizing digitality.