T. V. is the Lewis E. and Stella G. Buchanan Distinguished Professor of English and American Studies at Washington State University. Reed teaches classes oncultural theory, on contemporary American fiction, on social movements, and onpopular culture. All of Reed’s work deals with the relationship between cultural forms and social change. He is the author of Fifteen Jugglers, Five Believers: Literary Politics and the Poetics of American Social Movements (Univ. of California Press), and of The Art of Protest (Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2005), which retells the history of key US social movements from Civil Rights era to the current movement against corporate globalization using cultural forms (music, murals, poetry, drama, etc.) as lenses onto the movements.