Three ASPECT doctoral students participated in the Western Political Science Association Conference. Caroline Alphin chaired the “Breaking Down Neoliberalism: Concepts and Critiques” panel and presented “Bulletproof Neoliberals: Reframing Accelerationism and the Biohacker Within the Logic of Intensity and Resilience”; Emma Stamm presented “Machine Learning and the Algorithmic Cancellation of the Future”; and Shelby Ward gave the paper titled “Touring the (Mindful) State of Nature: The Environmental Limitations in Sri Lankan Cosmopolitan Nationalism.” The conference took place April 18–20 in San Diego, California.