Leonie Ettinger is a Ph.D. student in the German Department at NYU, where she focuses on trauma studies, 20th century drama, and Frankfurt School critical theory. She holds a B.A. in Anthropology and Media Studies from Goldsmiths, University of London and an M.A. in Performance Studies from Tisch School of the Arts. As a theater producer and dramaturg, she has worked with various companies in New York, such as The Living Theatre, The Civilians, and Brave New World Repertory Theatre. Her recent publication “Slavoj Žižek, Donald Trump, and the Left” appeared in The Platypus Review.