Malka Older’s science-fiction political thriller Infomocracy was named one of the best books of 2016 by Kirkus, Book Riot, and the Washington Post, and along with sequels Null States (2017) and State Tectonics (2018) is a finalist for the Hugo Best Series Award. She is also the creator of the serial Ninth Step Station. Her short story collection And Other Disasters will come out in November 2019. Named Senior Fellow for Technology and Risk at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs for 2015, she has more than a decade of field experience in humanitarian aid and development. Her doctoral work on the sociology of organizations at Sciences Po explores the dynamics of post-disaster improvisation in governments.