Doctorate of Philosophy

Elizabeth Verklan

Master of Arts

Harrison Apple
Mel Ferrara
Félix Vargas

Bachelor of Arts

Aline Jeanette Diaz
Katrina Marie Hermanson
Grace Helen Horrocks
Daniela Bracha Kaplan
David Zachary Lucero
Danielle Brianne Macias
Nicole Rechelle McCraw
Ashley Marie Samuels
Matthew Christopher Smith
Ashley N. Swinford... Read more

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Kate 's article “Neocolonial Biopolitics in Southern Arizona: Lessons Learned from the SB 1070 Boycott” was published in Feminist Formations Winter 2016.

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Florentin Félix Morin is a French student who just started his PhD this year at Université Paris 8. He works at the intersection of Trans Studies and Animal Studies, focusing on tranimal body modifications, practices and subjectivities. He is beyond excited to be in Tucson for the Spring semester, benefit from all the department's and the Institute's activities, conduct fieldwork in the US, and meet everyone! (He uses the name 'Felix' in English.)

Post date: Fri, 01/20/2017 - 1:09pm

Eithne Luibhéid will present “Queer Migrant Storytelling: Challenging Immigrant Detention” at an event centering LGBT Immigrant Stories, organized by the University of Minnesota’s Immigration History Research Center, on January 23, 2017. Click HERE for more event details.

Dr. Luibhéid was... Read more

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Abraham Weil was awarded a 2016 NWSA Graduate Scholarship Honorable Mention for cutting-edge feminist scholarship that is comparative, global, intersectional, and interdisciplinary. His dissertation title is "Trans*Versality: Anti-Black Racism, Trans*Politics, and Molecular Revolution."

Liz Verklan successfully defended her dissertation, “Objects of Desire: Feminist Inquiry,... Read more

Post date: Wed, 12/14/2016 - 10:02am

Ian Ellasante and Mel Ferrara, doctoral students in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, have been named Point Scholars, becoming the first UA students to receive the prestigious scholarship. The announcement was made during LGBTQ Pride month.


Post date: Tue, 07/12/2016 - 11:05am

Kassandra Manriquez will be attending the doctoral program in American Studies at New York University in the fall. Kassandra has also been nominated for the SBS Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award for her research on state policing of homeless solidarities.


David Lucero will be attending the prestigious Institute for the Recruitment of Teachers this July, a graduate school preparation program for first-generation students of color, held each summer at the Phillips... Read more

Post date: Thu, 04/21/2016 - 8:12am

Brooke Lober has been awarded a Schlesinger dissertation grant for her project on Betty Friedan and Adrienne Rich—part of her larger dissertation entitled "Conflict and Alliance in the Struggle: Feminist Anti-Imperialism, Palestine Solidarity, and the U.S. Jewish Feminist Movement of the Late 20th Century."   Congratulations!

Post date: Fri, 04/08/2016 - 4:36pm

Mari Galup successfully defended her dissertation, titled "Seeds: Sembrando Futuros", this week. Dr. Galup will officially graduate with her Ph.D. in Gender and Women's Studies next month.  Congratualtions!

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