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Victoria Adams
Ph.D. Student
Email: victoriaa@email.arizona.edu

Victoria is a doctoral candidate in Gender and Women's Studies. Her work is focused on violence against women, narratives, and meaning in language. She holds an Masters of Public Health from University of Michigan.


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Harrison Apple
Ph.D. Student
Email: happle@email.arizona.edu

Harrison Apple is a Ph.D. student in the Department Gender and Women's Studies with a minor in Information. They are the founding co-director of the Pittsburgh Queer History Project, an oral history and media preservation project focused on...
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Alex Barksdale
Ph.D. Student
Email: barksdale@email.arizona.edu

Alex Barksdale is a second year PhD student in Gender and Women's Studies. They graduated from Rice University in 2011 with a B.A. in the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality and a B.A. in Anthropology. Their research interests include queer/trans studies, LGBTQ historiography, community-based...
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Scott Bradford
Ph.D. Student
Email: sbradford@email.arizona.edu
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Office: TBA
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Luna Chung
Ph.D. Student
Email: lunachung@email.arizona.edu

Luna Chung is a PhD Student in Gender and Women’s Studies. Luna graduated with a B.A. in Women’s Studies and B.S. in Psychology from the University of Georgia. As a former refugee, her research focuses on preserving the oral history of Vietnamese refugees. Her research interests include:...
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Mel Ferrara
Email: mferrara@email.arizona.edu

Mel Ferrara is a PhD candidate in Gender and Women’s Studies with a minor in Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory. They received their BA in Gender and Sexuality Studies and Philosophy/Political Thought from Muhlenberg College in 2015 and their MA in Gender and Women’s Studies from...
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Adrian Flores
Ph.D. Student
Email: adrianf@email.arizona.edu
Office: GWS 109D

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Katherine Freeman
Ph.D. Candidate
Email: freemank@email.arizona.edu

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Katherine E. Freeman is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Arizona. Katherine was raised in the rural U.S. Southwest and is dedicated to the production of scholarship that addresses contemporary socioeconomic...
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Giramata I.
PhD. Student
Email: giramata@email.arizona.edu

Giramata is a PhD student in Gender and Women Studies from Kigali, Rwanda. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Development Economics and Policy as well as Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies from DePauw University. Her research interests are gender based violence and intimate partner...
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Alex Karaman
PhD Candidate
Email: akaraman@email.arizona.edu
TEL: use email
Office: GWS 105B

Alex Karaman is originally from Los Angeles and moved to Long Beach for his undergraduate degree in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Political Science.  Returning to school in Arizona, he has focused his fieldwork within Israel-Palestine on the development of Palestinian hip-hop culture...
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Liz Kinnamon
PhD Candidate
Email: kinnamon@email.arizona.edu

Liz Kinnamon works at the intersection of Marxist feminism, attention studies, and critical theory. Her dissertation tracks the concept of "attention" since the mid-twentieth century from a materialist perspective, analyzing the degree to which "presence" is precluded or facilitated by...
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Hannah Kyle
M.A./JD
Email: hmkyle417@email.arizona.edu

Hannah Kyle is a dual degree M.A./J.D. student in her third year. Hannah is from Detroit and graduated with a B.A. in English from Cleveland State University in 2015. Her primary research interests include reproductive justice, intimate partner violence, immigration, and biopolitics.


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Elena L'Annunziata Monge
Ph.D. Student
Email: lannunziata@email.arizona.edu

Elena is a first year Ph.D student whose research interests include postcolonial, Chicana, and U.S. Third World feminisms, immigration, social movements, food sovereignty and food justice. Previously Elena received her M.A. in an interdisciplinary program titled Environment and Community from...
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Gloria Negrete-Lopez
Ph.D Student
Email: gnegretelopez@email.arizona.edu

Gloria Negrete-Lopez is an incoming PhD student in Gender and Women's Studies.  In 2012, she graduated from the Women and Gender Studies Master's Program in San Francisco State University (SFSU), where she wrote her Master's Thesis titled "A Ti Querida Hija: Prisons, Deportation and the Act of...
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Juan Ochoa
Ph.D. Candidate
Email: ochoaj1@email.arizona.edu
Office: Gender & Women's Studies

Juan Ochoa is a PhD Candidate working on his dissertation, "¡Quiero que me llames joto!/Call me joto!: Gay Chicano Men (Re)Imagining the Brown Body, that explores gay Chicano/Latino men's subject formation through cultural production. His dissertation conceptualizes a joteria analytics...
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Justin Ostrowski
Email: jostrowski@email.arizona.edu
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Sav Schlauderaff
Ph.D. Student
Email: sschlauderaff@email.arizona.edu

Sav is a first year PhD student in Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Their research interests are within the intersections of feminist science studies, disability studies, genetics, queer theory, future studies, biotechnology and trans studies. They graduated...
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Susana Sepulveda
Ph.D. Student
Email: sepulveda@email.arizona.edu

Susana Sepulveda is a 4th year PhD Student in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Arizona. Her developing dissertation project engages Chicana feminist studies, cultural studies, subcultural studies, sound studies and punk subcultures. She focuses on...
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Kelly Sharron
PhD Student
Email: kellycsharron@email.arizona.edu
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Office: TBA

Kelly Sharron is a PhD student in Gender and Women's Studies. Kelly graduated with a BA in Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies and Political Science from the University of Minnesota in December 2011. Her primary research focus is queer and affective political resistance to State and capitalist...
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Ruben Zecena
Ph.D. Student
Email: rubenz@email.arizona.edu

Ruben Zecena is a second year PhD Student in Gender and Women’s Studies with a graduate minor in Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Washington State University in English and Women’s Studies. A formerly undocumented queer migrant, his research investigates...
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