Core Faculty

  • Professor

Chicana/Latina Feminist Thought, Political Philosophy, Gender Studies

  • 805-893-5714
  • 4702 South Hall
  • Hull Professor

Labor Studies, Gender, Race, Class, Women's History, Social Politics

  • 4703 South Hall
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  • Associate Professor

Transgender Studies, Queer Theory, Transnational Feminism and Sexuality Studies, Queer Migration Studies, South Asia Studies, International Development and Human Rights, Scholar & Activist Methodologies. 

  • 4711 South Hall
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  • Professor

Queer of Color Critique, Women of Color Feminisms, South Asian Diasporic and Migration Studies, Asian American Studies, Critical University Studies, Critical Disability Studies, Public Engagement and Humanities, Media Studies

  • 4706 South Hall
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  • Assistant Professor

fat studies, queer of color critique, performance studies, media studies, disability studies, women of color feminisms

  • 4631 South Hall
  • Associate Professor
  • she/her/hers

Black Cultural Studies, History of Sexuality, Pornography and Sex Work

Associate Professor in the Department of Feminist Studies
Affiliate Professor in Film and Media Studies, Black Studies, History, and Comparative Literature

  • 4712 South Hall
  • Professor
  • she/her/hers

Sexual and reproductive politics; health advocacy movements; feminist analysis of public health, medicine and science; qualitative research methods

  • (805) 893-8444
  • 4714 South Hall
  • Graduate Director

Areas of interest:

  • Black queer theory
  • Trans theory
  • Black feminist theory
  • Literature and cultural criticism
  • LGBTQ history
  • Culture and film theory 


  • 4707 South Hall
  • Professor

Women's Movements,


Transnational History

  • 4710 South Hall
  • Associate Professor
  • Graduate Advisor

LGBTQ Studies, queer theory, genders and sexualities, race and nation, performance studies, social justice, transnational American studies, popular culture, ethnography, cultural politics, political economy, visual art and culture, museum and archive studies

  • 4713 South Hall
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  • Professor
  • Department Chair

Feminist and queer theory; sex practices; sex cultures; dismantling the patriarchy; creating feminist futures; witchcraft.

  • 4704 South Hall