Core Faculty

  • Professor

Chicana/Latina Feminist Thought, Political Philosophy, Gender Studies

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

Film/Television, Black Feminist Cultural Theory, Cultural Studies

  • 4708 South Hall
  • Hull Professor
  • Graduate Director

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

  • 4703 South Hall
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  • Assistant Professor

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

  • Professor/Chair

Comparative race & feminisms in the Americas.

  • 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
  • Associate Professor

Areas of interest:

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


  • Professor

Women's Movements,


Transnational History

  • 4710 South Hall
  • Associate Professor
  • Director of the LGBTQ Minor

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

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