Gender in Modern Middle East
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- HSSB 3047
Ph.D., Associate Professor, Law and Society: the race/sex politics of police brutality; authoritarian legacies, and security regimes in Latin America and the Middle East, particularly Brazil and Egypt; state violence against racial and sexual minorities in the cities of Latin America and the Middle East.
Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Asian American Studies: critical studies of globalization, transnationalism, diaspora, multiculturalism, race and ethnicity, labor studies and feminist studies
PhD., Professor, Department of Sociology: of democracy, constitutionalism, and Islam in Iran; social and political theory, concentrating on Marx, Hegel, Marxist humanism, the Frankfurt School, Foucault, the Orientalism debate, and critical criminological theory
Ph.D., Associate Professor, Black Studies: African American Studies, race and racism, Black feminist theory
Ph.D., Professor, department of Spanish and Portuguese: Contemporary Spanish Cultural Studies, Iberian Feminisms, violence against women in Spain and Latin America. Her most recent publication is the co-edited volume (with Roberta Johnson) A New History of Iberian Feminisms (2008, University of Toronto Press).
Professor, Sociology: women, culture, and development; transnational activism; feminism and race
Ph. D., Professor, Education: Science education, Teacher education and professional development, Educational equity
- Associate Professor
Ph.D., Associate Professor, English: gender studies and feminist theory, the body, theories of subjectivity, British and European modernism, critical and cultural theory; Theories of mass culture
the sociology of masculinities; the sociology of gender; the sociology of sexualities; the sociology of families; and gender theory. All of my courses highlight contemporary issues of identity and inequality.
- SSMS 3320
Ph.D., Professor, Linguistics: sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, language, gender, and sexuality, African American English, Mexican and Chicano Spanish; discourse; language and identity; ; language and scientific practice; linguistic diversity of California
Ph.D., Professor, English: British Romanticism; feminist, race, and queer theories, social revolutions of the 1790s and 1960s; Early nineteenth-century British theater
PhD., Professor, Sociology: social inequality (gender, class, race) and quantitative methods; international comparative study of social inequalities, with particular attention to cross-national differences in women's economic, educational, and family roles; ideological and organizational factors that contribute to female underrepresentation in engineering and the physical sciences around the world
Ph.D, Professor, Department of Chicana/o Studies: Chicana/o & Latina/o History, Chicana/o & Latina/o Studies, Race & Juvenile Justice, Latinas in the U.S., Latina/o Youths in Global Perspective, United States-Mexico Border, Spanish Borderlands, Qualitative Research Methods
- SH 1704
Ph.D., Professor, History: medieval women and gender, medieval towns, medieval poor, relations between western Europe and the east; and the history of the Bible in the medieval and early modern periods
Ph.D., Professor, English: Medieval English and Scottish literature, critical theory, gender and sexualities, public humanities; Literature and the Mind; Psychoanalytic Theory
PhD., Professor, East Asian Studies: modern and contemporary Japanese culture and its relationship to the rest of the world; gender, memory and popular culture as technologies of engagement with a number of debates that centrally involve the precarious status and condition of Japan’s contemporary military
Ph.D., Professor, English: postcolonial theory and film; feminist theory and gender studies; literatures written in English; Transnational film and popular culture studies; Gender and sexuality; Marxist cultural theory