Jordan Victorian

Graduate Student
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Research interests include:

  • black feminist and queer studies

  • sexuality and gender

  • queer and LGBTQ studies

  • cultural criticism

  • critical theories




MA in Feminist Studies (UCSB, 2019)
BA in American Culture Studies & Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (Washington University in St. Louis, 2017)



jordan victorian is a writer and educator interested in black, queer, feminist, cultural criticism. They study as a doctoral candidate in feminist studies at UCSB, where they earned an MA in 2019, and completed a BA in culture, gender, and sexuality studies at Washington University in St. Louis in 2017. For their dissertation, victorian is exploring black nonmonogamy as a lens for transformative study, politics, and cultures of sexuality. Their teaching experience includes topics of sexuality, black and women of color feminisms, and queer studies.


(Forthcoming 2022) “Rendering Black Queer Operations: Technologies for Knowing, Being, and Living in Dirty Computer.” Special issue on “Queer Black Subjectivity,” Women, Gender, and Families of Color.

Book review:

(2018) "Kinking Race Pleasures,” review of The Color of Kink: Black Women, BDSM, and Pornography by Ariane Cruz, in GLQ: A Journal of Gay and Lesbian Studies 24(4), 560-562.


(Forthcoming 2022) Co-editor and contributor, touching:blackstudy

(2019) Co-editor and contributor, becoming undisciplined: a zine. UC Santa Barbara: Department of Feminist Studies.